Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability.

Fortum to install Nordic’s biggest battery to support grid stability.

Fortum will take into use a significant battery solution in Sweden. The Nordic’s biggest battery to date will be installed at Fortum’s Forshuvud hydropower plant located on the Dalälven in Sweden. The battery system’s output is 5MW and the storage capacity is 6.2 megawatt-hours. The total cost of the system is approximately EUR 3 million. […]

Fortum won the right to build 250 MW solar power plant in India.

Fortum won the right to build 250 MW solar power plant in India.

Fortum won the right from Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd. to build a 250MW solar power plant in Pavagada solar park in Tumkur district, Karnataka, India. Commissioning of the plant is expected in the third quarter of 2019. The capital expenditure is estimated to be approximately EUR 120 million and the solar park will be […]

Vestas involvement in the Russian Ulyanovsk region spurs interest from other companies.

Vestas involvement in the Russian Ulyanovsk region spurs interest from other companies.

Ulyanovsk region to form a number of wind power industry suppliers. Following the signing of the contract to locate the production of wind turbine blades concluded between the Ulyanovsk region and the Danish company Vestas, other companies became interested in the region last year. Ulyanovsk was visited by a large business delegation of Danish manufacturers, […]

Fortum wins contract to supply the biggest solar electricity system in Nordic history.

Fortum wins contract to supply the biggest solar electricity system in Nordic history.

Fortum won S Group’s competitive bidding process for the implementation of a solar electricity system on the rooftops of approx. 40 commercial buildings across Finland. With a total output capacity of about 10 MW, the solar electricity project is the biggest ever supply of rooftop solar electricity systems to be installed on rooftops in the […]

Fortum and Taaleri sign a multi-year agreement electricity purchased agreement.

Fortum has signed a significant multi-year agreement to buy and sell to the Nordic electricity markets the wind power produced by the financial services group Taaleri. The agreement term starts 1 April 2018. Fortum won the tender round arranged by Taaleri for the purchase of the company’s entire annual wind power production in Finland. Taaleri’s […]

Blaiken wind farm inauguration.

Blaiken wind farm inauguration.

Under the joint company name BlaikenVind AB, Skellefteå Kraft and Fortum have built one of Europe’s largest wind farms in the Blaiken area in northern Sweden. By 2017, the wind farm has been fully expanded and now consists of 99 wind turbines with an installed power of 247.5 MW. The initiative has followed Swedish and international […]

Modern trap and transport facilities to be commissioned at Fortum’s Montta hydropower plant on River Oulujoki.

The regular trap and transport of salmon and trout in the River Oulujoki is set to begin. Finland’s first modern trap and transport facilities will be taken into use in Montta on the River Oulujoki on Saturday, 26 August 2017. The trap and transport facilities are a new solution to strengthen the population of migrating […]