The Energy Market Authority arranged competitive bidding and confirmed the power plants selected for the peak load capacity arrangement for the period of 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2015. The arrangement covers the following power plants:
- PVO-Huippuvoima Oy’s power plant unit Vaskiluoto 3
- PVO-Lämpövoima Oy’s power plant unit Kristiina 1
The total volume of the capacity is 365 megawatts (MW).
Fingrid Oyj’s fully-owned subsidiary Finextra Oy administers the peak load capacity. Finextra Oy has signed operating agreements for the power plants with their owners for the above-mentioned period.
In accordance with the act on the peak load capacity, the power plants will be in a starting readiness of a maximum of 12 hours in the winter period of 1 December to 28 February, and in a starting readiness of a maximum of one month at other times.
Lysaker, 26 June 2013
For further information, please contact Fingrid:
Pertti Kuronen, Corporate Adviser, +358 30 395 5127