Opportunities for smart energy solutions in China available for Finnish companies

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The MoU signed in 2019 between Jilin province and Business Finland during President Sauli Niinistö's state visit to China early this year outlines close cooperation of two sides in smart energy sector. Finland famous for advanced technologies and experiences in utilizing renewable energy is in excellent position to take advantage of this opportunity.Jilin province is rich in agricultural and forestry waste. To reduce pollution caused by burning straw in open and realize green economic growth, Jilin pays high attention on technologies of utilizing biomass, waste to energy, waste to value and green heating. In November, 2018, BF paid a visit to Jilin with series of meetings arranged with local energy administration and local companies – the demand and high interest in cooperation were confirmed.

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The signing of MOU with Business Finland has built the excellent platform for cooperating and introducing Finnish companies into Jilin market. Offering that is of interest for Jilin now includes:

(1) Clean heating, including the development and utilization of biomass, the use of biomass wastes in agriculture and forestry for power generation; the production of biofuels from wastes; and the technology of waste-to-energy conversion

(2) District heating and cooling systems and technologies

(3) Flexible energy system, including off-grid solutions; energy storage schemes; utilization of IOT solutions

Team Finland activities

To follow up the interest of Chinese stakeholders, the Energy Seminar and B2Bs will be now held in Jilin province 28-29 March, 2019. This seminar will focus on Waste to Energy, biomass and efficient district heating. The target is to bring Finnish companies in front of decision makers and market Finnish know-how and develop the good intentions into concrete projects.


If you are interested to hear more about Jilin province opportunity in smart and clean energy pls contact: Mr Alex Liu Alex.Liu (at) businessfinland.fi>