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Introduction in the United States

Soletair Power had the opportunity last week to present itself in the United States. CEO and co-founder Petri Laakso presented Soletair Power’s impressive journey and got to share all the cool stuff the carbon capture technology provider company has been up to. Considering the number of skyscrapers and commercial real estate in New York, Soletair Power showcased the building CO2 capture technology that has been successfully deployed in Germany, Finland, and the UAE. A heartfelt thank you to the Consulate General of Finland in New York and the Finnish American Chamber of Commerce – New York for hosting this amazing event on October 18th, 2023.

We were honored to host inspiring keynote speakers Andreas Deutschmann and the legendary Jaimie Hyneman, former co-host of Mythbusters at the event.


The enthusiasm and encouragement we received from the event participants were truly inspiring. We welcomed guests from NokiaKPMGVoyager VenturesClean Energy Venture GroupChardan Capital Markets, Union Square VenturesInnoVet LLCEcosystem Integrity FundEnergy Impact PartnersRBC Capital MarketsJESCO Venture LabsHAXClimate CapitalDraper AssociatesTekfen VenturesPUNCTUM USAWestmusa, Inc., Solid Gold Global Labs, Sullivan & Worcester LLPAnne WolfsonAfrica Investment ConsultingFailup Ventures OyaSync and AID & RES.

The energy and ideas at the event were off the charts!

Four people standing

The discussions that took place showed that as environmental benefits and financial profitability have been included in the Soletair Power’s technology implementation, to a certain extent, we can say that “the door will be opening anytime soon”.

Soletair Power has also participated in the two-day Global Direct Air Capture Conference at Columbia University. It was the first annual Global Direct Air Capture Conference and was organized by Direct Air Capture CoalitionRMIBreakthrough Energy and Center on Global Energy Policy. Big thanks to Jason HochmanErik FunkhouserJack AndreasenNicholas Moore EisenbergerKoby AhmedAaron BenjaminDaniel PikeCharithea Charalambous for being such a great core organizing team. Following this, we are gearing up for COP28.

Finland and United States have common climate and energy objectives, which offer much potential for collaboration. Global demand for low-carbon solutions is on the increase especially carbon capture technology has been marked as a potential to reaching net negative with the use of renewable energy. Finnish and the US companies can offer sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions to both European and global markets in these regards.


Consulate General of Finland
605 Third Avenue
35th Floor
New York, NY 10158

Phone: +1 (212) 203-0023


Soletair Power
Tuotantokatu 2
53850 Lappeenranta, Finland


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