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Vantaa Energy expanding its emissions-free heat production: electric boiler and thermal battery for the Martinlaakso Power Plant

Vantaa Energy expanding its emissions-free heat production: electric boiler and thermal battery for the Martinlaakso Power Plant

Vantaa Energy is aiming for carbon negative energy production by 2030. District heating produced with renewable electricity is an excellent way to take advantage of price fluctuations in the electricity market and produce emissions-free heat for the district heating network. The recently launched project will build a 60-MW electric boiler and a 500-MWh thermal battery […]

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Finland’s first geothermal heating plant producing district heat starts operating in Vantaa

Vantaa Energy’s geothermal heating plant in the Varisto district of Vantaa is completed. Upon its start-up, the plant is Finland’s first geothermal heating plant producing clean, fully renewable geothermal heat that is transferred to the district heating network and then sold to customers interested in geothermal heat. As a pilot plant, it is exploring the […]

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Vantaa Energy seeks startup partners to develop innovations in the energy sector

Vantaa Energy is one of Finland’s largest urban energy companies. It produces electricity and heat, tackles challenges in the circular economy and sells energy services, ranging from easy construction to improving energy efficiency in properties. Climate change is currently the most important factor having an impact on our operating environment. We are actively seeking new, […]

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AI solution increases operational reliability for Vantaa Energy’s Waste-To-Energy Plant

Vantaa Energy and Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) continue cooperation by extending the digitalization solutions already implemented for the bioboiler at the Martinlaakso Power Plant to the Waste-To-Energy Plant. The aim is to further increase the operational reliability of energy production through a digitalization solution that is based on the use of process data, analytics and […]

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Vantaa Energy expands services in the processing of non-recyclable waste

Vantaa Energy has made an investment decision on the construction of a high-temperature incineration plant treating hazardous waste. The high-temperature incineration plant will process standard waste that is classified as hazardous and unsuitable for recycling, generated by households and industry. The project will provide even more efficient waste recycling for waste management operators and their […]

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Activated Biochar Plant planned by Vantaa Energy would open new value chain for recycling chain of materials and produce carbon-neutral heat and activated biochar

Vantaa Energy is planning to build an Activated Biochar Plant that enables even more environment friendly heat production by processing non-recyclable wood with a non-combustion-based method. The carbon-dioxide emissions of heat production in the metropolitan region will fall by up to 60,000 tonnes a year. As the end product of the process will be produced […]

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Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment grants major investment aid to Vantaa Energy’s electrofuel plant project

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has granted about EUR 30 million for investing in a renewable methane production plant in Vantaa Energy’s electrofuel plant project. Vantaa Energy is preparing to invest in the electrofuel plant that produces carbon-neutral synthetic gas out of hydrogen and the carbon dioxide recovered from the flue gas of […]

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Vantaa Energy is preparing for the coldest days of the winter

The circular economy energy company Vantaa Energy is making provisions to safeguard the security of heat supply in the forthcoming winter season. The company has decided to utilise the coal-fired boiler which has been in reserve to ensure security of supply, in the winter season in order to guarantee sufficient heat production in the Vantaa […]

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Use of coal in energy production has come to an end in Vantaa

The energy production of the circular economy energy company Vantaa Energy is now free of coal. The extra capacity of the extension to Vantaa Energy’s Waste-To-Energy plant for energy utilisation of domestic, non-recyclable energy waste has made it possible to phase out the use of coal in energy production. Phasing out of coal has been […]

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Heating in Vantaa – a climate-friendly and stable-priced heating solution

The circular economy energy company Vantaa Energy provides heat in Vantaa in a climate-friendly way with domestic fuels. Heat in Vantaa is produced in the waste-to-energy plant from the mixed waste of consumers and in the Martinlaakso bioenergy heating plant that utilises domestic biofuel. Vantaa Energy is already heating Vantaa without coal, and the city […]

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Vantaa Energy and St1 to cooperate in the distribution of electric fuel

The Power-to-Gas plant (P2G), planned for completion by Vantaa Energy in 2025 in Finland, produces carbon-neutral synthetic gas, the production process of which utilises water and carbon dioxide recovered from the waste treatment process in a new and innovative way. Synthetic gas can be used as transport fuel instead of fossil natural gas. The circular […]

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Energy partnership agreement between Vantaa Energy and SATO supports the achievement of SATO’s carbon neutrality target

In February 2022, Vantaa Energy and SATO signed an energy partnership agreement that aims to support the achievement of SATO’s carbon neutrality target by 2030. Vantaa Energy leads the way in climate-friendly energy production and enables smooth everyday life for its customers by constantly developing climate-friendly energy services throughout the property lifecycle. SATO is one […]

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Defossilisation has a positive impact on Vantaa Energy’s results for 2021

Year 2021 for the Vantaa Energy Group was successful both financially and operationally. During the year, the company continued to take determined steps to promote its Fossil-Free 2026 projects: at the end of the year it launched a new group of projects to make progress towards carbon negativity by 2030. The circular-economy energy company Vantaa […]

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Aku Aarva appointed Executive Director of Urban Energy

Aku Aarva has been appointed Executive Director of the recently established Urban Energy ry. The association launched its operations in 2022 and is working to represent 13 urban energy companies at the national and EU level. Prior to taking up his new position, Aku Aarva, 36, was serving as Executive Director of Eurooppalainen Suomi ry.  […]

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Coal to be phased out at Vantaa already this spring

The extension of Vantaa Energy’s Waste-to-Energy Plant will enable phasing out the use of coal. Domestic, non-recyclable energy waste from commerce and industry will be utilised as raw material in energy production in the extension of the Waste-to-Energy Plant, reducing the need to import fossil fuels into Finland. When coal is replaced with more sustainable […]

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Vantaa Energy’s Power-to-Gas Plant utilises new technology to process carbon dioxide into raw material

Vantaa Energy Ltd is planning to build a Power-to-Gas Plant (P2G) producing carbon-neutral synthetic gas. The plant plays a key role in Vantaa Energy’s target of phasing out fossil fuels in 2026 and continuing its progress towards carbon negativity in 2030. The Power-to-Gas Plant utilises water and carbon dioxide produced in the processing of waste […]

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Vantaa Energy strives for the role of forerunner in customer orientation

The best things are done together. The circular-economy energy company Vantaa Energy continues to involve its customers in its development work. Customer orientation can be seen in the attitudes of employees, and it is a solid part of the evolving corporate culture.   The energy sector has taken huge steps from the viewpoint of customer […]

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Extension to Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant enables phasing out of coal already this spring – yellow grab cranes of the power plant have already arrived on site

The extension project of Vantaa Energy’s waste-to-energy plant is progressing according to the original schedule. The construction work is now moving towards the completion phase. The goal of Vantaa Energy is to phase out the use of fossil fuels in energy production by 2026 and then to progress towards carbon negativity by 2030. Thanks to […]

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Cavern Thermal Energy Storage enables phasing out of fossil fuels – results of environmental impact assessment published

Vantaa Energy’s seasonal heat storage facility plays a key role as the company phases out the use of fossil fuels by 2026 and progresses towards carbon negativity by 2030. The report on the environmental impact assessment of the seasonal heat storage project is now ready, and the results in the report will be presented in […]

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Artificial intelligence drives Vantaa Energy towards fossil-free energy production at the Martinlaakso power plant

Vantaa Energy and Sumitomo SHI FW (SFW) continue their close collaboration on further development of solutions for reducing the environmental impacts of energy production with the aid of artificial intelligence (AI). Introduced as a result of the pilot project launched in 2020, the solutions are based on the utilisation of process data, analytics and AI. […]

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Significant investment aid for seasonal heat storage

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has decided to grant investment aid worth EUR 19,033,000 to Vantaa Energy’s Seasonal Heat Storage project. In its criteria for granting the aid, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment states that balancing of seasonal energy variation is the novelty value of the Seasonal Heat Storage project: surplus […]

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Significant climate benefits from seasonal heat storage

  The world’s largest seasonal heat storage facility is being designed for Kuusikonmäki in Vantaa to store heat from renewable energy sources. The seasonal heat storage facility is expected to be completed in 2026. It would make it possible for Vantaa Energy to phase out fossil fuels in energy production when thermal energy produced from […]

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Circular economy energy company Vantaa Energy progresses towards carbon negativity in 2030

Vantaa Energy is a circular economy energy company. This means combining the circular economy business with the energy business. The synergy of material flows and heat enables eco-efficient energy production with existing raw materials that are unsuitable for recycling. This also creates new business activities for both Vantaa Energy and several of its partners. By […]

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Finland’s first industrial-scale Power-to-Gas plant – Vantaa Energy and Wärtsilä take Finland towards carbon neutrality

Vantaa Energy and the technology company Wärtsilä signed a co-operation agreement this year on the pre-engineering of a significant Power-to-Gas (P2G) plant that produces synthetic methane. Due to be commissioned in 2025, upon completion, the P2G i.e. the electric fuel plant will be the largest in Finland and also the first to produce carbon-neutral, synthetic […]

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Vantaa Energy progressing towards carbon negativity in 2030

Vantaa Energy’s goal-oriented work to reduce carbon dioxide emissions continues with the launch of the company’s project entity Carbonnegative 2030. As a result of the plan Vantaa Energy with its operations will sequester more carbon dioxide than it releases into the atmosphere, taking it towards carbon negativity in 2030. Vantaa Energy’s Carbon negative 2030 project […]

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Improvement of energy efficiency in properties is a climate deed

The National Energy Saving Week is held on 11‒17 October. During this year’s campaign week, especially cities are encouraged to take energy-saving measures that help to achieve climate targets. The goal of Vantaa Energy is to phase out the use of fossil fuels in energy production by 2026 and to be carbon-neutral in 2030. In […]

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Heating network is a distribution channel for climate-friendly energy

  Vantaa Energy is a forerunner in the energy sector. It offers its customers a modern energy system and introduces new technologies with an open mind.  However, what makes it possible to bring together our innovative forms of producing climate-friendly energy and to utilise them on a daily basis is the heating network. It brings […]

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Vantaa Energy is launching services to improve energy efficiency in properties

Vantaa Energy’s Energy Lane is a new era of buying energy and heating: a service package that brings various energy services to your home in a single, stably priced and constantly developing way. We have now launched three new packages that offer tools especially for housing companies and businesses to improve energy efficiency in properties […]

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The planning of the world’s largest seasonal heat storage is well under way

Vantaa Energy, YIT and AFRY are planning the construction of the world’s largest seasonal heat storage using the alliance model. At one million cubic metres in size, the underground seasonal heat storage will have a total capacity that corresponds to the annual heating demand of a medium-sized Finnish city. The seasonal storage will play an […]

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Climate-friendly energy for customers of Vantaa Energy

Vantaa Energy will phase out fossil fuels in energy production by year 2026. For customers, this means increasingly more environmentally friendly energy via the heating network. Phasing out fossil fuels is a climate deed and a significant step towards carbon neutrality: Vantaa Energy’s goal is to be carbon neutral in 2030. With Vantaa Energy’s Fossil-free […]

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