Places of interest

Finland is a captivating country with a wealth of attractions to explore. Beyond the typical tourist routes, we have compiled a list of intriguing places that might interest attendees of a renewable energy event while in Helsinki. Please note that these are merely recommendations and no organized activities are planned for exploring these locations.

Riihimäki production plant

The Riihimäki production plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) production and provides district heating and electricity for residents and properties in Riihimäki and Hyvinkää.

Riihimäki production plant
Kuulojankatu 1
11120 Riihimäki, Finland

HVDC substations

Estlink is a set of HVDC submarine power cables between Estonia and Finland.
Estlink 1 is the first interconnection between the Baltic and Nordic electricity markets followed by Estlink 2 in 2014. The main purpose of the Estlink connection is to secure power supply in both regions to integrate the Baltic and Nordic energy markets

Estlink 1 HVDC (350 MW VSC link)

  • Location: Espoo substation
  • Distance to the congress center: 30 Km
  • Find on Google Maps

Estlink 2 HVDC (650 MW LCC)