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1 Lappeenranta Climate Capital of FINLAND

2 WWF Earth Hour City Capital Lappeenranta was among the best 14 cities in the world in WWF City Challenge A competition of cities actions in mitigating climate change Vancouver, Canada

3 The Strengts of Lappeenranta Combined power and heath production by biomass (Lappeenranta) and hydrogen (Joutseno) The Biggest inland windfarm in Finland Production of Solar energy by solar cells Univercity of Lappeenranta The largest energy university in FInland Climate = Energy High Recycling rate of waste Climate program of the city 30 % to year 2020 Citizens attended eagerly to the competition by voting More determined targetting - 80 % until

4 Lappeenranta Climate Program Lappeenranta is turning Green with its: Sustainability Program Climate Change Program City of Lappeenranta is decreasing emissions of carbon dioxide by 30 % by year 2020 form the level of year 1990 New aim made by City Council this spring: CO 2 decrease for 80 % 4

5 Lappeenranta Climate Program s Actions 1. More efficient land use decreased household and service structure 2. Carbon Freedom through increased mass transport & cycling: 15 % reduction from the level of year 1990 by Decreased power and heat production emissions of fossil carbon dioxide 4. Reduction of the city s own energy consumption by 9 % from the level of year 2005 by year Improved energy efficiency of buildings 5

6 Climate Program of Lappeenranta Compared to year year 1990 (Kyoto agreement) Achieving this goal requires only a 1% annual reduction from 2013 to %

7 Emissions, kt CO 2 -ekv HINKU calculations 563 kt CO 2 -ekv in kt CO 2 -ekv in 2012 Lappeenranta community emissions without industry Target Realization

8 Finland's largest User of Bioenergy in 2010 (KAUVO)

9 Purchasing of district heating Purchasing of district heating by sources of energy Others Natural gas Peat Bio fuels Specific CO2 emissions of district heating

10 Energy sources of district heating CO2 emissions of district heating in Lappeenrannan Energia 82 kg / MWh Average CO2 emissions of district heating in Finland 179 kg / MWh

11 Local energy hybrid plant at Rauha area Local energy for customers Heat pumps using the heat in Lake Saimaa Solar collectors utilizing the sun Primed by natural gas *

12 Green Campus in Lappeenranta Finland s greenest Campus develops their own activities encourages municipalities and enterprises inspires local residents Coperates with the city Professor Juha Varis

13 Finland's first and largest Inland Wind Farm (21 MW) by TuuliSaimaa Oy

14 Free Public Transport Campaign Increase in the use of public transport

15 CAMBUS - New hybrid bus for public transport (diesel-electric)

16 Lappeenranta sets the standard for the Solar Power Use in Finland (10 % of all Finnish installations in Lappeenranta!) The world's first Green Marina in Lappeenranta!

17 Citizen s activity is growing Solar panels on the roof of new student house (Loas.fi) One of approx. 100 privately owned solar panel istallation in South Karelia. 10 % of all solar panel installations in Finland are in Lappeenranta

18 UPM-Kymmene Corporation s 2G- Biodiesel Plant (BioVerno) The world's first second-generation biorefinery starts up 2014 in Lappeenranta. UPM Bioverno renewable diesel UPM BioVerno is the brand name for the biofuels of UPM. BioVerno illustrates the blooming of the biofuels business, as well as the new ideas and the renewal within the industry. Investment value 175 m Annual production of renewable diesel t Based on UPM innovation Crude tall oil, a residue of the pulp making process, is used as a raw material.

19 Bio-gasification Plant under planning by Metsä Fibre Oy in Lappeenranta Natural gas is replaced by a bio-fuel made from the bark The pulp mill is in operation the first carbon-neutral production plant in Finland. The City of Helsinki's greenhouse gas emissions will be potentially reduced by Lappeenranta in the future. A joint project of Metsä Fibre Oy, Helsingin Energia, and Gasum Oy

20 District heating of Joutseno area in cooperation with FC Power Ltd Joutseno Maakaasu 100 % 7 % Natural gas Vety Hydrogen 0 % 93 % Muut 0 % 0 % Others FC Power Oy a production company owned by Kemira Chemicals Ltd ja Leppäkoski Sähkö Ltd power plant uses hydrogen, which is a by-product of chloride process, as a fuel to produce electricity to the factory itself and district heat to Joutseno area environmental effects are low, the only emission from hydrogen is water network contracts industry plant Joutseno Joutseno-Lampikangas

21 Lappeenranta strategy focuses on energy efficiency and emission reduction The city's strategy supports climate program Sustainable center focused living Lower costs of development Center focused developments ensures the maintenance of the services for the residents Planned environment improvements Focused on-going efforts on clean pleasant and attractive surroundings Environment program to further the environmental issues in the city management Actions Lake Saimaa protection program Monitoring of the air quality Activities to ensure continued good air quality Reduction of emission gases Further sustainibility Protection of the nature Less trash Improved recycling Achievement of the Green Campus environmental goals Communication with the residents via environmental opinion surveys

22 Energy Companies believe in the attractiveness of the Area

23 Water Bodies Management in Lappeenranta

24 Pumping station Energy efficient pump station protects the lake Saimaa

25 Landfill gas is utilized in the Production of Rock Wool later to district heating Paroc Oy

26 New kind of community energy system based on combination of geothermal energy, solar energy and natural gas Holiday houses in National Holiday Home Fair (2012) area in Lappeenranta are using renewable energy (80%).

27 Energy Advice available for Consumers Neutral Effective Free of charge Fast People oriented

28 National Energy Efficiency Agreements The Energy Efficiency Agreements are an important means of increasing energy efficiency in Finland. Lappeenranta is committed to reducing its energy consumption by 9% compared to 2005 levels. The obligation of energy audits to 80% by the year 2016 have already been fulfilled.

29 Were sort our Waste effectively Etelä-Karjalan Jätehuolto Oy (Municipal Company) takes care of transport of waste as well as commercial waste, and hazardous waste reception Biodegradable waste and dry waste is collected separately Bio-waste is composted Dry waste is used for energy Waste recycling rate is almost 90% Reduces our carbon footprint

30 Member of Finnish Cycling City - Organization City encourage to cycling and walking. We select the Bicycler of the Year annually. Target is to be the cycling city of 2015 in Finland

31 Other Actions Lappeenranta is changing the street lighting with energy efficient lighting The prototype for a completely new hybrid bus to be used for public transport, CAMBUS Eco-Schools in Finland: 5 schools and 1 kinder garten in Lappeenranta has Green Flag status

32 Lappeenranta Joined National HINKU Group Targetting to cut carbon emissions 80 % until year 2030

33 Active partner in many Campains every year

34 Kiitos / Thank You!

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