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03.06.2021  

Kerava Energy is to buy wind power from Gasum over the next 12 years

The energy company Gasum and Kerava Energy have entered into a long-term agreement on the supply of renewable wind power in Finland. The wind power is new wind power from Finland generated by Gasum’s partners.

Gasum has entered into a twelve-year wind power agreement to supply renewable wind power to Kerava Energy. The wind power is new wind power from Finland generated by Gasum’s partners. The partnership promotes Gasum’s strategy to supply cleaner energy to industry and for heat and power production.

The wind power agreement will ensure renewable Finnish wind power for Kerava Energy’s sales for twelve years and support the company on its journey towards zero CO2 emission energy production. Kerava Energy is a local energy company whose range pf products includes power and district heat, solar power systems, e-transport charging solutions and air-source heat pumps.

“The wind power agreement entered into with Gasum is important to us. We are aiming for CO2-free energy production by 2030. Around 90% of our energy is already produced using renewable fuels. We have now taken a giant leap forward and will be able to offer our customers cleaner wind power energy cost efficiently over a long period. The agreement supports our goal to promote a more sustainable future,” says Tari Solla, Director, Sales and Customer Relations at Kerava Energy.

“It’s pleasing to enter into a long-term wind power agreement with Kerava Energy. We’ve already long worked with the company in energy market services and this agreement further strengthens our partnership. Wind power has a key role in the transition to a cleaner future. We want to provide the most comprehensive services on the energy market to meet the needs of our partners and through our services help companies to reach their environmental goals,” says Tommy Mattila, Vice President, Industry at Gasum.

Gasum sells renewable electricity generated by hydro, wind or solar power or bioenergy to its customers. The company is a major actor in the wind power segment and strives to increase acquisition of renewable wind power also going forward. Gasum also provides energy market expert services like electricity market portfolio management and market reporting services, guarantees of origin for electricity, expert services for emissions trading and 24/7 control room services for electricity balance risk management. The company also offers biogas and natural gas for industry, maritime and road transport.

For more information, please contact:
Tommy Mattila, Vice President, Industry, Gasum
phone. +358 40 581 9247,
tommy.mattila@gasum.com

Jaakko Vehviläinen, Contract Manager, Power Sourcing, Gasum
phone. +358 50 532 3339, jaakko.vehvilainen@gasum.com 

Tari Solla, Director, Sales and Customer Relations, Kerava Energy
phone. +358 40 849 7981, tari.solla@keoy.fi

The energy company Gasum is a Nordic gas sector and energy market expert. Gasum offers cleaner energy and energy market expert services for industry and for combined heat and power production as well as cleaner fuel solutions for road and maritime transport. The company helps its customers to reduce their own carbon footprint as well as that of their customers. Together with its partners, Gasum promotes development towards a carbon-neutral future on land and at sea.

Kerava Energia is a modern energy company, with a history dating back to 1906. The company has long worked steadfastly towards fossil-free fuels: in its own production, the company focuses strongly on Finnish renewable wood fuel and stopped using coal back in 2001 and peat in 2020. Improving efficiency in energy production and possibilities to utilize industrial waste heat as recycled energy are currently important themes for Kerava Energy. The company is a prominent local actor and works for the common good and vitality of its area by for example supporting local cultural and sports activities and by maintaining the country’s lowest electrical power transmission charges.