VEKU – Providing sustainable district
heating in Southern Finland


Heating homes and offices for c. 40,000 end customers in Järvenpää and Tuusula municipalities

Vantaan Energia Keski-Uusimaa (VEKU) produces and provides heating for the residents of Järvenpää and Tuusula, two regional urban centres located just c. 30min north from Helsinki. The company has an environmentally sustainable production profile, run on bio- and waste-based fuels, producing c. 340 GWh of heat and c. 90 GWh of electricity annually.

Operations are handled with a service agreement by Vantaan Energia, one of Finland’s largest municipally owned energy companies.

VEKU is co-owned with Vantaan Energia and Keva.

Assessed Societal Contribution

VEKU’s societal contribution, i.e. how their products and/or services help solve challenges expressed as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), is illustrated with the relevant icons below.

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Investment date: August 2020

Country: Finland

Sector: District heating