Europe’s First Public Vehicle-To-Grid Charge Point to Open in Finland

Work is underway on installing Europe’s first public vehicle-to-grid (V2G) charge point in Helsinki, which will be able to charge electric cars and deliver power back to the grid at peak times. The new charger is being installed at Suvilahti, an event venue in the Finnish capital Helsinki, thanks to a collaboration between EV charging …

Finland Completes Its First Ever Offshore Wind Farm

Finland may not be a world-renowned leader in renewable energy, but this month the northern European country announced the completion of its first ever offshore wind farm, the 42 megawatt Tahkoluoto wind farm. Finland has a relatively small amount of renewable energy capacity when you consider its position and the relative capacity of its neighbors. …

IAEA Concludes Safety Review at Doel Nuclear Power Plant in Belgium

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of nuclear safety experts today completed an assessment of long-term operational safety at the Doel Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Unit 1 and 2 in Belgium. The Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation (SALTO) review mission was requested by the Belgian Ministry of Security and the Interior (IBZ). The …

Minister Tiilikainen: Finland to Achieve Carbon-Neutrality by 2045

Finland has every opportunity to serve as a model country in climate and energy policy, says Minister of Agriculture and the Environment Kimmo Tiilikainen. Making use of the available and new solutions will also boost investments and employment. Finland aims at 80 to 95% emissions reductions by 2050 from the levels in 1990. According to …

A Total of 12.5GW of New Wind Capacity Was Installed in Europe in 2016

A total of 12.5GW of new wind capacity was installed in Europe in 2016, according to WindEurope data. WindEurope said in its annual wind statistics that a record €27.5bn in new investments were made last year, with more than 10.9GW added onshore and almost 1.57GW offshore. Total wind capacity in Europe now stands at 153.7GW, …

There Is Constantly Fewer Water Resources, Better Management Is Necessary

While preparing for the interview with PhD Nebojša Veljković, we have performed several experiments and easily made sure that the litre of water is more expensive than the litre of petrol. Continuation of the conversation is well-known, and that is a fact that water makes 70 percent of the planet and of our body. Serbia …