The Weekly Cleantech Story 13/2015

Cleantech Finland is a network of top Finnish cleantech companies, from the biggest heavy hitters to the most agile start-ups. The Weekly Cleantech Story gives you a round-up of the most relevant Finnish cleantech stories.


  1. Smart cranes: Conexbird brings artificial intelligence to loading docks in Finland // Konecranes wins big crane order in Canada

  2. Conexbird, together with Multi-Link Terminals Ltd. Oy, is building the first port in the world that uses intelligent container cranes to optimize container flow. Conexbird OnFly will provide accurate real-time data and information about the condition of the containers.
  3. Meanwhile Konecranes has received an order for five RTG cranes from Termont Montréal, a container terminal operator in the Port of Montréal, Canada.
  4. Vaisala commits to 100% renewable energy by 2020

  5. "Not only do we see that the private sector should show leadership, we want to be in the forefront of developing technologies that makes it possible for industries to transition into efficient renewable energy sources," says Vaisala President and CEO, Kjell Forsén.
  6. References of the week: UPM renewable diesel proven to reduce emissions without loss of performance //

    Neste's renewable diesel in high demand in California

  7. Finnish wood-based UPM BioVerno diesel has been found to significantly reduce harmful tailpipe emissions in a number of engine and vehicle tests by key research institutes such as VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, University of Vaasa in Finland and FEV, internationally recognised vehicle engineering company based in Germany.
  8. Neste's NEXBTL renewable diesel is in high demand in California after Propel Fuels launched California's most advanced low-carbon diesel fuel, Diesel HPR, at its retail stations. HPR contains 98.5% of NEXBTL.