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Extension of Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant progressing on schedule

Works of the extension of Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant are progressing on schedule, currently proceeding from earthworks to constructing the buildings of the new plant. In future, waste from trade and industry in addition to mixed waste from households will be utilised in energy production in Vantaa. The extension project of the waste-to-energy plant is […]

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Vantaa Energy to phase out fossil fuels already by 2026

Vantaa Energy is taking another leap in its climate targets by phasing out fossil fuels by 2026. The rapid schedule is enabled by the utilisation of excess energy produced in waste processing, seasonal storage of heat, and the use of geothermal ground-source heat and solar energy. Last autumn, Vantaa Energy took the decision to end […]

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Use of peat in energy production in Vantaa will end in 2021

The use of peat in the Martinlaakso biopower plant will become history next year when a system developed for the management of combustion and corrosion will be introduced at the plant. Commissioned in 2019, peat at the biopower plant has accounted for about 10 per cent of the total fuel volume in order to slow […]

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Construction of Vantaa Energy’s geothermal heating plant started

(Drilling of the geothermal heating plant in the Varisto is in progress. Photo by Jaakko Jaskari) The construction of Vantaa Energy’s geothermal heating plant in the Varisto district of Vantaa kicked off in early September. The heating plant is scheduled for commissioning at the end of 2020. The construction work is carried out by Quantitative […]

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