Finland's first apartment building integrated photovoltaic system is still a modern solution after 15 years
Naps Solar System installed into balcony railing in Eko-Viikki, Helsinki.

The environmental aspects of solar energy were of interest to the decision-makers of Helsinki at the beginning of the millennium. This interest was one of the driving forces for Naps to install the first building integrated photovoltaic system to an apartment building Salvia in the Eko-Viikki area in 2002. The system is still a modern and energy-efficient solution today.

At the beginning of the millennium, solar modules for summer cottages had been built already for a couple of decades, but larger, grid connected integrated solar power systems were still very rare. The Salvia apartment building guarding the entrance to the…

Apartment building Pohjolankatu 18-20 installs the first two-way district heating in Finland
Naps Solar System installations started September 19th.

Apartment building Pohjolankatu 18-20 in Tampere represents Finnish property management expertise through its very advanced energy projects. The property will e.g. be the first in Finland to install a two-way district heating. The company has been selected for the second time as a pilot for the EU's GUGLE project, which seeks and tests models for basic renovation of buildings towards zero energy levels. EU's goal is to spread the models to the Smart Cities network and across Europe by 2020. Naps Solar installs a 20.4 kW photovoltaic system on the roof of Pohjolankatu 18-20.

Naps Solar is involved in the EU GUGLE pilot project in Tampere

Pohjolankatu 18-20 apartment building company in Tampere is a typical Finnish property built in the 1980s, consisting of 54 apartment and 4,770m2 as a whole. However,…

Solar power pioneer Naps Solar and leading energy consultant Enegia agreed on co-operation
Photo: Naps Solar system at Marrakesh airport

The Finnish Energy Efficiency Act sets companies decrees that require energy expertise. At the same time, the importance of energy is growing, energy efficiency is continuously improving, the energy systems are becoming more diversified and, as climate awareness increases, responsible energy consumption is becoming a necessity for companies.

Expert support is increasingly sought for the management of energy procurement and consumption and for making the right choices for the company regarding energy. Naps Solar Systems Oy and Enegia Group Oy agreed on partnership in combining local solar power production with Enegia's EnerKey system to assist customers.

Due to the ongoing strong change within energy sector, the enterprise energy management has become more complex than ever before, coupled not only with economic factors, but also with accountability and sustainability.


Vatajankosken Sähkö delivers 54 kW photovoltaic system to Promeco
Vatajankosken Sähkö delivers 54 kW photovoltaic system to Promeco

Vatajankosken Sähkö Oy and Naps Solar Systems Oy have signed a dealership contract for solar photovoltaic systems. The cooperation starts with a 54 kilowatt system delivery to an electro-mechanical systems and services specialist company, Promeco Oy. The new system will be installed at Promeco's Pansia production plant in Kankaanpää.

Naps Solar Systems Oy, part of the Taaleri Circular Economy Private Equity Fund, got a new domestic energy company as a dealer partner in the summer when Vatajankosken Sähkö Oy in Satakunta chose Naps as their supplier…

Naps solar modules crossed the Atlantic Ocean with Aava Transatlantic Sailing Team
Naps solar modules crossed the Atlantic Ocean with Aava Transatlantic Sailing Team

The Finnish Aava Transatlantic Sailing Team with ten young sailing enthusiasts participated the international Rendez vous Regatta 2017 at summer. A journey of over three thousand miles went in legs from Portugal via the Canary Islands and Bermuda to Boston. The crew selected Naps 200 Watt solar power system to charge their Swan 65's boat batteries, so that diesel engines should not be used in vain.

The s/y Vahine owned by the Finnish Sailing Ship Foundation was the home for the youth for over five weeks when crossing the Atlantic Ocean sailing. The trip started in April and ended at Midsummer. In four…