Creating flexible energy solutions

Solving the affordability challenge using innovative market models

The Challenge

Rethinking the integration of renewable energy sources

The Solution

A safe, reliable, economical and sustainable system

The Company

Building skills and knowledge – backed by world leading organisations

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Flexens News

Hydro power as underground batteries

In late June, Flexens CEO Berndt Schalin, was invited to participate in a panel discussion at the Politician’s Week at Almedalen, Sweden, regarding local storing solutions of renewable energy. The panel discussion host, Pumped Hydro Storage, is a new and promising tech company in Sweden, specializing in hydroelectric pumped-hydro storage. Using old mine shafts, Pumped

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Flexens Winner in Growth Engine Competition

Carbon compensation, smart port and marine services, artificial intelligence and new solutions for a societal scale model of renewable energy production, were declared the winners in Business Finland’s growth engine competition. The competition was won by the companies Compensate, Awake.AI, Silo.AI and Flexens. The winning projects are estimated to generate nearly EUR 6 billion in new

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Flexens enters the next phase

The company board welcomes Mr. Timo Rajala, as chair of the board of Flexens Oy Ab. Mr. Rajala is highly experienced within the energy industry and its evolving business models. With a background as CEO for Pohjolan Voima Oy (PVO) and several board positions in both large and innovative small companies in the sector, he brings a

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Flexens presenting at Energy for Smart Mobility Conference in Marseille

Flexens CEO Berndt Schalin gave a presentation in the mid of March, at the International Energy for Smart Mobility in Marseille, France. – Flexens is gaining international attention, with a lot of focus given to the Finnish innovations and technologies within renewable energy, says Berndt Schalin, CEO On Thursday, March 14th, Flexen’s CEO Berndt Schalin

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A new member to our team

Flexens was reinforced by recruiting Mrs. Anna Häger, who will shoulder the role as the company’s communicator. Häger will be in charge of the Smart Energy Åland platform, working with citizen engagement which is key for the project’s success. “My challenge and motivation are to make the science and technology behind our energy cloud feasible, thus invoking

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FLEXe DEMO and CEMBioFlex final report now available

On January 9, the final seminar was held for the FLEXe Demo Ecosystem build-up project, which has served as one of the preliminary studies for Smart Energy Åland. Key results and conclusions are now compiled in a joint report with the project CEMBioFlex, which has investigated which role bioenergy CHP has potential to play as a

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Smart Energy Åland will be an important international benchmark in finding effective ways to manage large amounts of renewable power. Its uniquness is in integrating several approaches together, not only technologies but also social innovations. This visionary project will provide valuable experiences for reseachers, businesses and policy makers.

Peter Lund, professor Aalto University
The Government of Åland Islands have reached a sustainability milestone when establishing the joint venture company Flexens Oy Ab to realize the living lab Smart Energy Åland. This demo will be a comprehensive tool for Åland´s sustainability, energy and environmental strategies, aiming for a self sufficient energy production and a high level of carbon free society.

Camilla Gunell, Energy minister and Deputy Head of the Government of Åland Islands
Smart Energy Åland is a bold step towards industrialization of the research and development work done in numerous RES programs managed by Clic Innovation Oy, and executed in co-operation between Finnish R&D&I parties.

Hannu Lepomäki, Vice Chairman of the Board at CLIC Innovation Oy
I am very happy to see that our research cooperation efforts have brought us so far. Flexens as a platform company will boost commercialization of many findings and outcomes from several RDI programs managed by CLIC Innovation and its predecessors.

Jatta Jussila, CEO at CLIC Innovation Oy
ABB is one if the forerunners developing and providing technologies for decarbonizing the energy systems. Flexens has an important role in demonstrating how new technologies and business models can be harnessed for creating consumer centric flexible energy solutions on the path towards full decarbonization.

Dick Kronman, Manager, Grid Automation, ABB Oy, Distribution Solutions Member Board Of Directors at CLIC Innovation Oy

The benefits

Flexens will contribute to the stakeholders

  • Business opportunities at home and abroad
  • Fighting climate change
  • Economic development for society
  • New startup companies