Energy grid unification is under way throughout Europe. The goal is to link together the supply of, and demand for, energy throughout the European Union. For a country like Finland, grid unification will mean higher energy prices. Higher energy prices will tax consumers' ability to spend. And put manufacturers' margins under pressure. With progress comes pain.
Finland's leaders are starting to see the future. The country must reduce its consumption of energy. It wants to become a services economy. It wants to solve a perplexing riddle: how can a country grow for its citizens in an era of resource scarcity? The Finns understand that now is the time for change... http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/finland-energy-innovation-behaviour?newsfeed=true