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02.10 2018

The Finnish Energy Day took place in Kyiv

Representatives of Free Energy took part in the Finnish Energy Day, which took place in Kyiv on September 14.

The event was organized with the assistance of the Ministry of Employment and Economy of Finland, the Finnish Energy Club under the patronage of the Embassy of Finland in Ukraine. The seminar was opened by the Minister of Foreign Trade of Finland Kai Mükkanen.

The Finnish Energy Days were presented with cutting-edge technologies in the field of energy. Finland has been investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency for decades. In this area, the country has achieved widely recognized results that can benefit municipal, state, and private enterprises in Ukraine working in the field of energy efficiency and alternative energy.

In his speech, Harry Laurika, Managing Director of Finland’s Bioenergy Association, shared Finnish experience in using renewable energy and biofuels to support the balance in energy systems. A spokeswoman for the Finnish company Wärtsilä Power Plants told how to optimize the operation of power systems with a high proportion of RES.

A part of the speeches of the forum raised the topic of financing projects in energy efficiency and REE with the help of international financial and donor organizations. Serhii Maslychenko, Senior Manager of the EBRD’s Department for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, delivered a presentation entitled “Financing Sustainable Energy in Ukraine”; Ronnie Nielson, Senior Advisor to the Northern Environmental Financial Corporation (NEFCO), shared his experience in investing and implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Ukraine.

FreeEnergy is grateful to the initiator of the event – the Finnish Energy Club. This international organization was established in 2010 with the aim of establishing cooperation between Finland and other countries in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.