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Kalasatama - the new standard in urban construction

Kalasatama Smart Grid – Finland
Building a smart city in the heart of Helsinki

  • Helsingin Energia

Key objectives:

  • A residential area under construction in the eastern part of downtown Helsinki
  • There are 2,000 residents in the area, and it is estimated that there will be 20,000 by the beginning of the 2030s.
  • There are expected to be 8,000 jobs.
  • Sustainable development as a design driver
  • Intelligent energy systems from Helen, ABB and Fingrid playing a key role
  • A waste utilization system used in recycling
  • The area emphasizes functional everyday solutions and the role of smart residents in their planning and commissioning.
  • The area focuses strongly on sharing public information  and utilizing open data.

ABB’s response - Smart grid scope:

  • Smart Grid
    - Distribution Grid Automation
    - Closed ring CBD
    - Energy Storage
  • Smart Energy Services
    - EV Charging infrastructure
    - Integration of power produced by the building
    - Demand Response
  • Smart Living
    - Smart LV solutions
    - Smart Homes