Finland commits to carbon neutrality by 2035

The move makes the Scandinavian nation home to one of the earliest timelines for cutting out carbon

Siemens pilots virtual power plant project in Finland

Its software intelligently balances electrical loads from buildings that have been connected in a microgrid, incorporating renewable energy and battery storage

Finnish bus operator introduces voluntary surcharge for greener transport

Customers can decide on the additional charge, with the minimum amount set at €1 (£0.87)

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Electric generators ‘could double lifespan of ageing hydropower plants’

Danfoss Editron is upgrading the Siikakoski hydro plant in Finland, allowing it to provide clean energy for up to 60 more years

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Finland has banned coal as an energy source from 2029

From this date onwards, the country will only use coal in an emergency

EU backs Finnish power grid upgrade with €100m loan

The project will allow higher capacity of new renewable generation projects to be added to the grid

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E.ON invests in Finnish EV platform provider

The energy firm has bought a joint majority stake in Virta, a supplier of IT systems for charging electric cars

Finland to lead EU battery recycling research

It will cover the whole process starting from their collection and processing

Finnish facility develops carbon-negative district heat

The process uses pyrolysis to create biochar and capture carbon dioxide from the air

Finnish firms join forces for safe management of Chinese radioactive waste

Around 20 new reactors are expected to be added in the East Asian country by 2020