Cleantech Finland rounds up top business media in Moscow
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 10:15
To generate proper media visibility in a huge market like Russia is seldom easy for Finnish companies. When operating on their own, even big players may struggle to make a proper media splash warranted by the weight of their expertise.
Cleantech Finland organized a media roundtable event in Moscow on 27–28 February. The main aims of the event were to create visibility for Finnish cleantech expertise in the fields of energy efficiency, district heating and energy-efficient building...
Oilon Scancool to improve Arla Ingman’s Sipoo dairy facility with a heat pump system
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 15:00
Oilon Scancool is to provide Arla Ingman’s Sipoo dairy facility with a complete heat pump system in Finland. The facility will utilize cold process waste heat for utility water, space and boiler feed water heating.
Oilon Scancool, part of the Oilon group of companies, has specialized in industrial cold and heat pump solutions. Using Heat Pump technology, it is possible to effectively utilize quantifiable energy sources, thereby reducing purchased energy consumption and thus helpin...
Effmag launches the record-breaking energy efficient induction heater
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 12:30
Effmag Ltd. has launched its revolutionary permanent magnet induction heater for the aluminum extrusion industry. Effmag induction heater has a very high 75% energy efficiency and it provides the extrusion industry with significant savings in aluminum billet heating.
Effmag has a deep understanding of the utilization of permanent magnets in inductive heating. Unlike conventional AC-coil based induction heaters, Effmag heater generates the alternating magnetic field by rotating perma...
Beijing trusts Oilon gas burners to alleviate air pollution
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 15:00
Oilon will deliver nearly 700MW of high-tech burner technology to the Beijing District Heating Company, the largest district heating company in the Chinese capital.
Beijing wants to radically improve the city’s air quality, and this project with Oilon will help to replace coal combustion with natural gas, and hence bring about marked improvements in carbon-dioxide, nitrogen-dioxide and coal dust particulate emissions in the city. The new project is part of the city’s largest inf...
UPM and Element Power establish wind power development joint venture
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 12:30
UPM and Element Power have established a wind power development joint venture company in order to develop wind power production possibilities on a number of sites throughout Finland on land leased from UPM.
“UPM is looking to develop a number of areas that could be suitable for wind power production on our land, and we have now found the right development partner,” says Matti Oksanen, Director, UPM Energy, New Energy Ventures.
The aim of the joint venture is to develop th...
KONE opens its largest manufacturing site in China
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 16:15
KONE opened its new KONE Park manufacturing site, engineering facility and research and development center in the Kunshan New and Hi-tech Industrial Development Zone in Eastern China.
The purpose-built KONE Park is spread on an area of about 240,000 square meters and includes three elevator factories and an escalator factory, and is KONE's largest manufacturing unit in the world.
"We are proud of the Kunshan KONE Park, which enables us to better meet our customers' needs in C...
The world's most wanted cleantech job is open in Finland
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 11:00Cleantech Finland members Vacon, Wärtsilä and Merinova stand behind the energy ambassador
The EnergyVaasa network is again on the hunt for a new Energy Ambassador. The person chosen for the Energy Ambassador position will work for leading cleantech companies exporting their products and solutions all over the world. During September-October 2013 the Energy Ambassador will travel to ten countries to see how Finnish cleantech companies work with global energy solutions.
The Energy A...
VTT leads Finnish project seeking solutions for urban flooding
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 16:00
In the future extreme weather conditions will be a more recurring phenomenon due to climate change. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is leading a project that is seeking to identify flood water management solutions suitable for northern conditions through development of surfacing materials, technical design, and other means.
In Northern Europe, cities will sustain increasingly heavy rainfall. Together with the increase in rainfall, hard surface materials like concrete and as...
Merus Power gets EUR 2,5 million
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 14:30
Merus Power gets an add-on investment of EUR 2,5 million from VNT Management and Inventure. The add-on funding will be used primarily for scaling up the international sales, and global product delivery operations. Merus Power is on the track to threefold its revenue in 2013.
Merus Power develops and offers a power quality product family with a focus on efficiency, reliability and excellent dynamic performance. Merus Power also offers its customers professional system study services...
Neste Oil to work closer with stakeholders to protect world's rainforests
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 14:15
Neste Oil will strengthen its commitment to procuring sustainable renewable raw materials by beginning a program of close cooperation with The Forest Trust (TFT), a non-profit organization focused on preventing deforestation.
As part of the cooperation, Neste Oil has committed itself to working proactively to identify concrete ways of preventing deforestation together with palm oil producers and other stakeholders.
"As one of the world's largest buyers of vegetable oil, we re...