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If the wind will not come to us, we will go to the wind

By David J. Cord | 21.9.2020

An innovative idea to produce wind energy in the Arctic for use in southern Finland received a significant boost in the Committed community.

The challenge with renewable energy sources like solar or wind is that they are intermittent. They produce power when the sun shines or the wind blows, not necessarily when it is demanded. But there are a few places in the world that are the holy grail of renewables: they can produce lots of clean energy cheaply and reliably.

The first voluntary market for carbon removal

By David J. Cord | 26.8.2020

Puro.earth allows companies to buy and sell CO2 removal certificates. It underwent development in the Committed community.

Stopping carbon emissions is good; but also removing carbon emissions from the atmosphere is required. There are various ways to capture and store CO2, but many methods are time-consuming and hard to verify. Puro.earth can be the solution. It is the world’s first voluntary carbon removal marketplace, and it underwent significant development in the Committed community.

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Good life in carbon neutral Vaasa

By David J. Cord | 23.6.2020

A collaboration project to help the city of Vaasa, Finland become carbon neutral by 2030 was born in the Committed community.

The city of Vaasa intends to be carbon neutral within ten years. To achieve such a big goal in such a short time they need competent partners and a clear action plan. They took a major step forward in reaching their ambition with a new data collaboration project with roots in the Committed community.

Committed to urban sustainability driven by data and renewable energy

By Jyri Kivinen | 3.6.2019

Cities and urban areas are at the core of society’s endeavour to become truly sustainable.

Therefore, providing tools and services for cities to enable them to tackle issues such as energy, reducing CO2 emissions, and the social wellbeing of the citizens is something all companies should strive for. Tieto is committed to building a more sustainable society, and we are not alone.

Converting the vision towards a 100% renewable energy future into reality

By Eleonor Hedström | 7.5.2019

According to an African proverb, “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go together.” In this spirit, this blog post is an open invitation for the whole energy ecosystem to innovate together with us at Wärtsilä.

We are committed to our vision towards a 100% renewable energy future and we want to work together around innovations to accelerate the transition towards renewable energy. We see business opportunities and we are confident that we, together with others, will revolutionize the global energy market.

All hands on deck

By Jussi Laine | 2.4.2019

Energy transition is also about reforming lifestyles and redesigning the energy market. This is not a job for the energy sector to do on its own. Building partnerships across sectors is crucial for creating impactful solutions for the 1.5 degree world.

It is hard to disagree that the whole energy system has to go through a holistic reform and it has to happen quicker than we have ever seen before.