How Helsinki Arrived at the Future of Urban Travel First?

Harri Nieminen decided it was time to replace his car with an app. He had owned a car in Helsinki for the past nine years but recently found he’d lost the patience for parking on crowded city-center streets, especially in snowy months. His almost-new Opel Astra had been sitting mostly …

EVs Can’t Change the World Until We Change How We Sell Them

Car salespeople have a reputation for being pushy, but there’s one thing they aren’t trying to hard sell: electric vehicles (EVs). While some of us would prefer getting a root canal to buying a car, researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark and the University of Sussex undertook the daunting task …

Low Carbon Shipping: Solar and Wind Assisted Vessels Set Sail

As global governments clash over the level of ambition the shipping industry should incorporate in its international climate plan this week, the green economy continues to push forward a host of innovations which promise to cut the carbon impact of seafaring vessels. In Finland, the M/S Viking Grace will this …

Finnish Savo-Solar Inks EUR 2 Million Deal with France

Finnish solar thermal systems provider Savo-Solar has signed a final delivery contract with newHeat SAS in France. The contract is for France’s largest solar thermal system. It will be installed in Condat-sur-Vézère and have a collector area of over 4 000m2. Valued at over two million euros, the order includes …

Exhibition and Conference: Save the Planet

Undoubtedly, the landscape of waste management in South-East Europe is changing and interest towards advanced solutions is increasing. Save the Planet is a must-attend event in the Region promoting how today’s available technologies can turn the environmental challenges into profitable opportunities. Combining ‘exhibition and conference’ in its format, the initiative …

Clean Technology Is an Exportation Leverage of the Greenest Country in the World

Having been investing in the health sector and environmental protection for decades, Finland is now highly ranked among the world’s leading countries with the most advanced standards of environmental protection and health technology. In a conversation with Pertti Ikonen, Finnish ambassador in Serbia, we found out what measures the Finns …