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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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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Flexens and Smart Energy Åland joins forces with Kökar Island in the Clean Energy for EU Islands project
Kökar has been selected as one of 20 islands in Europe that will act as pioneers in the work of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Flexens is one of the players who will drive the work forward. – The solutions tested at Kökar can be used at a later stage throughout the Smart Energy Åland project,
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