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Demand-side management for specific buildings

A startup named Kapacity.io is conducting an EU project in collaboration with Fingrid. Kapacity’s customers are buildings that use heat pumps, and Kapacity offers them the chance of saving money on their electricity bills.

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Hackathlon spurred new business

What happens when the hackathlon spirit takes over at Fingrid’s headquarters in Käpylä? This was the case in late November when seven teams competed in Fingrid’s first hackathlon. Several new services to benefit Fingrid and its stakeholders were developed over a two-day period. They will be piloted during the spring.

Electricity market

Google’s data centre in Hamina gets a good thing going around

Google’s data centre in Hamina celebrated its 10th birthday in September. In ten years, Google has become a significant business partner and an active player that employs and trains top experts while revitalising the business structure in the Kymenlaakso region through its presence, thereby boosting the gross domestic product of Finland as a whole.

Electricity market

Electrifying, carbon-neutral Finland is an amazing investment

Fingrid is building a platform for the clean electricity system, which contributes to Finland’s carbon neutrality goals and creates opportunities for new consumption investments. This development is built upon Fingrid’s long-term grid planning work, which includes preparing a network vision, the main grid development programme for the next ten years, and an investment programme that results in the construction of the physical network.

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Carbon neutrality vs the security of supply

The transition from fossil fuels to a carbon-neutral society is a major challenge from the standpoint of the security of supply. The National Emergency Supply Agency, which is responsible for ensuring that society continues to function in the event of a crisis or major disturbance, is undertaking four programmes to reform its approach, with the security of the energy supply and the energy revolution in a key role.

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Grid energy storage supports the energy revolution

Flexibility is required to ensure that the power system is able to maintain a balance between generation and consumption as renewable forms of energy become more prevalent. Grid energy storage offsets brief generation shortfalls and enables rapid adjustments.

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Wind power seeks a foothold in the balancing electricity market

The share of electricity generated from sources that vary according to the weather is on the rise in Finland. At the same time, it is becoming increasingly challenging to maintain the balance between electricity generation and consumption in the power system. At the moment, it is important to ensure that nobody with flexible electricity generation capacity faces any financial barriers that would prevent them from participating in balancing the system.

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More information is needed about the balancing power market

EPV Energy is one of the trailblazers in industrial-scale wind power generation in Finland: in 2019, approximately 17.4 per cent of EPV’s energy was generated from wind power. EPV Windpower Ltd has wind farms in Teuva, Vaasa, Ilmajoki and Kristinestad.

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