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Finland and Morocco sign a memorandum of understanding on energy cooperation in Rabat

9.2.2022 17.15
Finland and Morocco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on energy. The aim of the document is to develop technical and economic cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector and promote the access of Finnish companies to the Moroccan market.

EU’s Connecting Europe Facility grants EUR 127 million for a transmission line between Northern Finland and Sweden

27.1.2022 10.53
Elinkeinoministeri Mika Lintilä luvassa hymyilevänä (rintakuva)
Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä
On January 26 2022, the Energy programme committee of the EU’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) decided to grant EUR 127 million for the implementation of a planned electricity transmission line between Northern Finland and Northern Sweden. The amount will be divided between Finland and Sweden. The financial support covers 50% of the project costs.

First offshore wind power research permits granted for Finland’s exclusive economic zone

20.1.2022 14.29
The Government has granted research permits for three offshore wind power projects in Finland’s exclusive economic zone. Wpd Finland Oy was granted a permit on 20 January 2022 for the research area west of Jakobstad. OX2 Finland Oy received permits for two projects in the research areas west of Hailuoto and Jakobstad last week. Both companies’ permits offshore of Jakobstad concern the same area. The studies are set to be conducted this and next year.

Guarantee of origin certifies that energy purchased is renewable

2.12.2021 13.23
Kuvassa vetytankit
The Government has submitted the Act on the guarantee of origin of energy to the President of the Republic for approval. The Act will make it easier for customers to influence the origin of the energy they are buying through a reliable system. With the guarantee of origin, consumers can trust that the energy marketed and sold to them as renewable is in fact produced from renewable energy sources. The Act will enter into force on 3 December 2021.

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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