Regional Possibilities of Renewable Energy Sources, Case South-East Finland

M. Laihanen, A. Karhunen & T. Ranta
Each EU country has targets for increasing the use of renewable energy sources by 2020 and for Finland the target is demanding 38 %. In 2011 the share of renewable energy sources was 33 % from total energy consumption. Main part of the growth is planned to be covered by forest biomass. Other renewable energy sources are wind power, solar power, biogas and agro biomass. This study focuses on regional energy balance of 2020 in...