Finland has been striving for a carbon-neutral country for 15 years, but the law is holding back the opportunities for housing associations to use solar electricity as renewable energy. Now comes the change.
Helsinki Sinikka Herajärvi has started the weekend by vacuuming and brewing coffees. Sounds mundane, but Herajärvi’s appliances are partly powered by solar electricity. It is not an everyday life in many apartment buildings.
Herajärvi housing company in Pikku Huopalahti, Helsinki, acquired more than 30 solar panels in connection with the roof renovation in spring 2017.