Gasum recently informed its liquefied natural gas station in the port of Turku intended for heavy-duty vehicles will open in late September.
The company set a plan to develop a network of fueling stations and deployment of four pilot stations for heavy-duty vehicles in Turku, Helsinki, Vantaa and Jyväskylä.
The project is 50 percent funded by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility with €2.65 million of the total €5.3 million expected cost, Gasum said.
The infrastructure built under the project would also enable the use liquefied biogas in the future.
The company intends to increase its network by 35 new natural gas filling stations over the course of the next 10 years.