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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.

Renewable energy use exceeds use of fossil energy, and biogas included in the distribution obligation

18.1.2022 12.18
Use of renewable energy sources in end comsumption of energy in 2020. EU target for Finland 38 %. Finnish consumption 43,9 % (including impact of statistical transfer.
In 2020, the use of renewable energy in total energy consumption surpassed the use of fossil energy. The rapid increase in the price of emission allowances promotes investments in renewable energy and their use.

Evaluation: Energy Authority performs well but should take a more active approach to energy transition

22.12.2021 10.27
In the photo: the snowy forest in winter time with electricity wires in the air with thick white icy cover.
In the new decade, the Energy Authority should be a visionary national authority in the energy sector that carries out the implementation and monitoring tasks assigned to it objectively, but also actively offers its expertise to support the reform of energy and climate policy.

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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