The Ministry of Employment and the Economy has set up a working group whose task is to draw up a proposal regarding a subsidy scheme for renewable energy. The working group will be active during 1 December 2015–29 April 2016.
The Government held a launching seminar for the preparation of the new energy and climate strategy at Korjaamo in Helsinki on 25 November. The new strategy creates a basis for fulfilling EU’s climate and energy goals for 2030 as far as Finland is concerned.
On 12 November 2015, the Government granted Posiva Oy a licence to construct a spent nuclear fuel encapsulation plant and disposal facility at Olkiluoto. A maximum of 6,500 tonnes of uranium may be deposited in the facility.