As the winter period begins 1 December, the condensing power plants participating in the maintaining of peak load capacity will be shifted over to the power generation readiness of a maximum of 12 hours. The starting readiness of a maximum of 12 hours will stand to 28 February, 2015. After the winter period starting readiness will be maximum of one month at other times.
The system includes two power plants:
• PVO-Huippuvoima Oy’s power plant unit Vaskiluoto 3
• PVO-Lämpövoima Oy’s power plant unit Kristiina 1
The combined capacity of the power plants is 365 MW. The peak load capacity agreements will be valid until 30 June 2015.
Activation of peak load production capacity for Elspot in Finland and Sweden will be based on the activation rules equal to the winter 2011/2012. The activation rules were published in Exchange Information No. 61/2011- Activation of peak load capacity for Elspot in Finland and Sweden during winter 2011/2012.
For more information, please contact Fingrid:
Mikko Heikkilä, Specialist, Market Design, tel. +358 30 395 5113
Laura Laitinen, Planning Engineer, Systems Operations Development +358 30 395 5166