Ilmatar receives Future Workplaces certification again in 2023

Growth continues, but the atmosphere remains the same. In the summer of 2023, Ilmatar conducted its second Siqni employee survey. The results were once again very positive, and Ilmatar was awarded the Future Workplaces certificate for the second year in a row. Almost all Ilmatar employees 96%  (2022: 91%) responded to the survey, and the […]

We achieved a positive climate impact in 2023

Ilmatar achieved a positive climate impact in terms of carbon dioxide emissions in 2023. This means that climate benefits of our operations (carbon handprint) exceeded the carbon emissions generated by our operations (carbon footprint). Wind and solar energy are the most cost-effective ways to produce electricity. Once the production of renewable energy begins, the carbon […]

Lenders Trust Ilmatar – Innovative Approach at Pahkakoski Wind Farm Redefines Renewable Energy Construction in Europe

Ilmatar’s investment decision, reported in December 2023, regarding the significant-scale Pahkakoski wind farm shows the trust placed in Ilmatar by lenders and company’s ability to secure financing for its renewable energy projects. Pahkakoski wind farm will have 30 turbines and is expected to generate renewable wind energy at a nominal capacity of approximately 200 megawatts […]

Year of action and change – Sustainability Review for 2023 published

Today we have published our Sustainability Review for 2023. The comprehensive review has been created with consideration to environmental, social and corporate responsibility themes relevant to our business. It presents the progress we have made in our sustainability work in 2023 and matters which we are going to develop under 2024. In 2023, our ESG […]

Ilmatar moved to new iconic headquarters

Premises reflecting sustainability, workspace diversity and Alvar Aalto’s influence Ilmatar’s headquarters has relocated to new premises in Helsinki. The company’s new headquarters can be found in one of the most recognizable landmark buildings in the city, the “Sugar Cube,” a building designed by Alvar Aalto, located in Katajanokka at the address Kanavaranta 1, 00160 Helsinki. […]

Korpilevonmäki Wind Farm Secures Long-Term Financing and Partnerships

In November 2023, Ilmatar announced an investment decision related to the Korpilevonmäki wind project in Säkylä, South-West Finland. Korpilevonmäki wind farm consists of six modern wind turbines with a total nominal capacity of 38.4 megawatts (MW) and it is expected to be operational by 2025. The wind farm has a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on […]

Ilmatar built 28% of Finland’s wind turbines in 2023 – the top of the list

The Finnish Wind Power Association (Suomen Tuulivoimayhdistys, STY) announced on 2 January that year 2023 was the second busiest year in history for wind power construction in Finland, measured by the number of turbines. Ilmatar built a whopping 28% of these wind turbines, or 59 turbines, for its ownership. The figure is by far the […]

Jäkäläkngas wind farm generates electricity – ahead of schedule

Ilmatar has commenced commercial electricity production at the Jäkäläkangas wind farm in Karvia, Western Finland. The project was completed ahead of schedule. Ilmatar’s 30-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Karvia’s Jäkäläkangas is now generating renewable energy for the Finnish power grid. The commercial production phase started on Tuesday, October 10th. “Construction began in July 2022, and […]

Ilmatar appoints Juha Juntunen as Chief Operating Officer 

Juha Juntunen, 50, has been appointed as Ilmatar’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Management Team as of 21 August 2023. In this new position at Ilmatar, Juntunen will be responsible for construction, electricity generation and business development.    – As Ilmatar grows and the number of our projects and electricity generation increase, […]

Ilmatar grows in Sweden – first solar farm fully permitted and ready to build

Knihult solar farm is the latest indication of Ilmatar’s strong growth in Sweden. Ilmatar started operations in Sweden in the beginning of 2022.  Ilmatar’s solar power projects in Sweden have a taken a concrete step forward. The company’s first Swedish solar farm has become fully permitted and ready to be built to produce renewable energy. […]