The Bank of Åland grants Flexens Baltic Sea Project funding

Through its Baltic Sea Project, the Bank of Åland has granted funding for RAScue (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems cutting eutrophication), a Flexens project focusing on nutrient recovery and energy efficiency in land-based fish farms. For Flexens, making a positive impact on the Baltic Sea is both important and natural. As a company, we have a unique […]

Flexens joins Green NortH2 Energy as shareholder

As part of Flexens’ many activities in green hydrogen development, the company joins Green NortH2 Energy as a shareholder. Green NortH2 Energy, a newly founded subsidiary of the engineering and consulting firm Elomatic, is meant to kick-start the green hydrogen market of Southwestern Finland from the coastal town of Naantali.  By joining forces in Green […]

Flexens leads the way as four energy islands, including Kökar, transition towards local renewable energy communities

There are exciting times ahead for Kökar; as the island municipality, in collaboration with Flexens, will take part in an international initiative to empower sustainable local renewable energy communities – local RECs in short. The aim is for these RECs to act as forerunners in the structural change of current energy markets, taking important steps towards decarbonization of not only local energy systems, but of energy systems overall.   The LocalRES project, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, connects over twenty partners from nine different countries. Included in the initiative […]

Hydrogen ferries might soon traffic the Baltic Sea

Flexens is about to finish a feasibility study of the Power2AX project on green hydrogen production and use in ferries in the Åland archipelago. The Finnish project development company Flexens Oy Ab will finish a feasibility study of the Power2AX project in November 2020. The project aims at implementing green hydrogen production and use in […]

Smart Energy Åland part of ERA-Net’s Living Labs / Testbeds

Text from ERA-Net Smart Energy System The European Joint Programming Platform ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems has set a goal that beyond the funding of transnational RDD projects, it will accelerate the development of transnational innovation ecosystems by initiating a Transnational Validation Network with existing and future Living Labs and Testbeds, allowing innovative companies / developers […]

Rethinking Energy System Design – Flexens open for business

Kicking off into the new green decade of 2020, the Finnish project development and innovation company Flexens now offers its highly sophisticated Energy System Design Service to the energy sector. With one foot in rigorous academic research, and the other in a real-life demonstration as proof of concept, Flexens services stands out from other energy […]

Successful first year and start of a new Energy Decade

To summarise Flexens first year as start-up: 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. And we are still going strong. As we head into a defining decade for mankind, […]

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) […]

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 […]