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Finnish Olion to supply heat pumps for China’s largest battery energy storage project

Olion, the Finnish energy, and environmental technology company will provide heat pumps for a battery energy storage farm in Dalian, North-eastern China. Dalian Henliu Energy Storage Power Station Company Ltd’s battery farm is a demonstration project approved by the Chinese government to test the functionality of vanadium batteries connected to the power grid. Olion’s heat…

Old case made public: Finland denies China’s research airbase bid

Two years ago China wanted to buy an airport in northern Finland, saying it was for climate research at the North Pole. But Finland’s Defense Ministry rejected the offer over security reasons. The matter is now only being made public, reports Euractiv. In 2018, China’s state-funded Polar Research Institute offered to buy or lease the…

Scandinavian designer Søren Mats invites DCCC members to showroom office event

Scandinavian designer Søren Mats invites DCCC members to Showroom Office Drinks at his showroom for Matz Form in HuangPu District, Shanghai on 19 March. The invitation reads: Do you like looking at and sitting on aesthetically pleasing Scandinavian-design furniture? Then you’ll enjoy coming to Matz Form’s showroom for a social evening. Søren Mats has graciously…

Norwegian offshore wind installation ship launched in China

Norwegian owner Offshore Heavy Transports (OHT) new build vessel Alfa Lift was launched on 28 February from its drydock at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu, China, Offshore Engineer reports. The semisubmersible heavy installation vessel is designed and built for installing the next generation XXL offshore wind foundations and will now be moored…

Volvo Cars will sell only electric vehicles by 2030

3 March 2021 Volvo Cars announced it is only going to sell electric vehicles by 2030. It will phase out all car models with internal combustion engines by then, including hybrids. The carmaker is also planning to invest heavily in online sales and simplifying its products. It is trying to capitalise on growing demand for…

FinnCham Sustainability Week’s next post is officially started 

In the spirit of the sustainability week, FinnCham chose randomly couple of members from Invest Hong Kong, Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong and Macao to visit and surprise them with sustainable products from METTÄ Nordic METTÄ is born out of our desire to share the pure, pristine and exciting flavours of Nordic forests…

Europe hopes to see rising numbers of Chinese Winter Sports tourists due to 2022 Winter Olympics

Tourist destinations in Europe are confident that the strong growth of China’s winter sports industry will benefit their economies. They believe that the nation’s rising interest in such sports, fueled by staging the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, is especially significant for the recovery of international winter tourism. Ice and snow sports in China…

Sweden and UN Global Goals 2030 invites to International Female Song Writer Day

The Embassy of Sweden in Hanoi encourages more females to become more visible on the global hit lists. The announcement says: It’s time to achieve greater financial equality. It’s time to manifest the female power behind many good songs. It’s time to connect and encourage female writers globally! Join with others to make a difference…

Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong introduces Women & FinTech Forum (WFTF) speakers

On 3 March 2021 NIH-HK is a supporting partner of Women & FinTech Forum (WFTF), which will be hosted on 18th March 2021. This one-day virtual forum will showcase the immense opportunity that exists for Fintech to cater to Women and will feature Innovative Fintechs, Women Leaders and Founders in Fintech, and Digital solutions focused…

DCCC East welcomes new corporate member Jacob Jensen Design

In the latest newsletter from Kim Scheibel, Chairman of DCCC East, The Danish Chamber of Commerce China East welcomes their new corporate member, Danish Jacob Jensen Design. Kim Scheibel writes, “It is with great pleasure that we can welcome Jacob Jensen Design as our latest new member of DCCC, it is fantastic to be joined…