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

Open Positions

Flexens is now looking for a Finance Specialist, Business Developer, and (Jr.) Project Manager, to join our team as the business grows and expands rapidly.

Flexens News

Successful first year and start of a new Energy Decade

About Flexens first year as start-up can be said that it has been nothing less than a success! Winning the Growth Engine Competition at Business Finland, initiating several pilots within our demo platform Smart Energy Åland and adding to that our team expanded. As we head into a defining decade for mankind, the countdown for

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Clean and Renewable Energy in the European Green Deal

On the 11th of December the European Commission’s president, Ursula von der Leyen, announced the EU adoption of a Green Deal. This means that the member countries will collectively strive to create the first climate-neutral continent. In her speech to the press, president von der Leyen highlighted that the time for renewable energy sources (RES)

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Fourdeg AI system heats school – part of Smart Energy Åland

As a part of Flexen’s Smart Energy Åland project, a high-tech temperature control system is to be installed in Vikingaåsen elementary school in the municipality Jomala, located on the Åland Islands. – Using artificial intelligence (AI) the heating can be predicted and optimized for each individual room, says Mr. Markku Makkonen, CEO of the Finnish

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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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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
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The benefits

Flexens will contribute to the stakeholders

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