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Operators in energy-intensive industries can apply for electrification aid in 2022−2026

8.7.2022 11.54
Sähkölinja
Electrification aid can be granted to energy-intensive industries, i.e. industries that use a large amount of energy, in 2022–2026. The practices related to the electrification aid are defined in the government decree. Companies operating in the sectors entitled to the aid must apply for the 2022 aid by the end of September.

Government sends climate and energy strategy to Parliament – Action plan to help Finland achieve carbon neutrality by 2035

30.6.2022 14.12
Ilmasto- ja energiastrategian 2035 -planssi
On 30 June 2022, the Government submitted its national climate and energy strategy to Parliament as a report. The strategy is a comprehensive action plan for the medium term, which Finland will use to meet the EU’s obligations for 2030 and to achieve the national climate target for 2035. The strategy covers all greenhouse gas emissions in the emissions trading, effort sharing and land use sectors as well as the carbon sinks of land use and other sectors.

EU energy ministers to decide on proposals to tighten energy efficiency and renewable energy targets

23.6.2022 10.28
Council´s Berlaymont building in Brussels
The EU energy ministers will meet at a Council meeting in Luxembourg on 27 June 2022. They aim to reach a general approach on the tightening of the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Renewable Energy Directive as part of the Fit for 55 package. Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will represent Finland at the meeting.

Finland joins coalition aiming to end export finance of fossil fuels

24.11.2021 17.57
Finland joined the Export Finance for Future coalition (E3F) at its meeting on 24 November 2021. The E3F is part of the strategy work to combat global warming. It allocates funding to sustainable projects and defines the most suitable measures for phasing out export finance in projects that are not in line with sustainable development.

Energy and transport ministers to attend EU meetings in Slovenia on 22–23 September

21.9.2021 15.28
Kuvassa ministerit Lintilä ja Harakka
The Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU will organise informal meetings of energy and transport ministers in Kranj on 22–23 September 2021. At the meeting of energy ministers, Finland will be represented by Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä and Minister of Transport and Communications Timo Harakka at the meeting of transport ministers.

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