Finland’s power of innovation and innovation of power

EU Vice President Maroš Šefčovič about Energy Union Tour in Finland::

“Visiting Finland, as part of the Energy Union Tour, I was astonished by the level of ambition, engagement, and accomplishments across sectors. It’s not only about Vaasa being a smart city which is almost entirely covered by smart grids. It is the fact that the Vaasa region is one of Finland’s growth centres and is the home for the leading energy cluster in the Nordic Countries with 140 companies and with a total annual turnover of some €4.4 billion, and employing 10,000 people. For this reason it was important for me to exchange with the Vaasa energy technology community and hear from them about their concerns and their latest innovations as they came to pitch new ideas at last week’s Business Seminar.”

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