The Global Cleantech Summit 2015 will be held in Helsinki 8.–10.9.2015. The summit will offer new viewpoints, contacts, and a possibility for a dialogue on global solutions and technological success stories, which are the keys for the sustainable growth. Over 500 participants from around the world are expected to join the conference.
The Government gave its consent on 27 August 2015 for a project for the construction of an undersea cable connection by C-Lion 1 Oy in Finland's economic zone. The project, with the name Sea Lion, comprises an undersea fibre optics cable 1175 kilometres long from Santahamina in Helsinki to Markgrafenheiden in Germany.
The Ministry of Employment and the Economy will continue the assessment of the application submitted by Fennovoima on 30 June 2015 for the construction of the Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant. Sufficient certainty was received today that the requirement that at least 60 percent of the ownership of the company is in domestic hands has been met.
Doing, not just talking, and regulations are the most important factors to get the world to the next level of sustainability. These are the results of brainstorming that precedes The Global Cleantech Summit 2015, which will take place in Helsinki 8–10 September.