The cleantech sector in Tampere region has emerged from a broad network of companies. Local companies work in close cooperation with universities. For green technology companies, the region and especially the Kolmenkulma Eco-Industrial park provide unique opportunities to test and develop new business models, technologies and services in a vibrant operating environment.
Finnish energy and cleantech companies offer innovative solution for a vast range of fuels for energy production. The strong offering includes for example fluidized bed boilers, gasifiers, power plants, integrated pyrolysis, equipment for environmental protection, as well as wide selection of life cycle services and automation solutions. These companies have solutions to some of our planet’s most burning problems.
According to the environmental performance index 2016, Finland is the greenest country in the world. The environmental performance index (EPI) is created by Yale and Columbia universities along with the World Economic Forum.The index ranks countries’ performance on environmental issues in two areas: protection of human health and protection of ecosystems. Finland’s top position is based on country’s commitment to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2050 and measurable indicators of sustainable development.
Already over 70% of the produced district heat in Tampere is from renewable resources.