On 10 June – 10 September 2017, Finland will take part in Astana EXPO 2017 held in the capital city of Kazakhstan. This world fair will be an exhibition of future energy solutions.
A growth agreement to promote smart and clean solutions was signed on 24 May 2016. The signatories of the growth agreement are the State and the municipalities of the Helsinki capital region, the City of Lahti and the Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council. The idea is that these urban areas should together form a leading region in smart and clean solutions.
Minister Rehn will visit Seoul and Tokyo with a Team Finland business delegation on 16–20 May 2016. In the visit to the Republic of Korea the delegation will feature representatives from 32 companies.
A working group appointed by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy has evaluated whether a model based on investment aid, operating aid or certificates best fulfils the goals set for the new support scheme for renewable energy. The group also considered competitive bidding process as a part of the new support system