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Main grid

Connecting to the main grid step by step

When a new power plant connects to the main grid, it goes through several steps in the connection
process, guided by Fingrid’s Grid Code Specifications for Power Generating Facilities.

Main grid

Saving the world

The energy sector and its key player, Fingrid, will facilitate the green transition as long as we play our cards right, according to Jukka Ruusunen, who will retire at the end of the year.

Main grid

Main grid planning is our core business

Fingrid conducts and updates numerous studies, analyses and
visions to ensure that the power system of Finland remains
capable of serving a society increasingly reliant on electricity.
This work is main grid planning – Fingrid’s core business.

Main grid

Record-breaking wave of investment in substations

Fingrid has more than a hundred substation projects in progress over two years, and the portfolio of projects underway is worth more than EUR 430 million. One key factor behind this boom is the green transition, which is taking Finland towards a carbon-neutral economy.

Main grid

Olkiluoto 3 is coming – we are ready

The Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant unit begins to contribute to Finland’s electricity generation. What does the commissioning of the new nuclear power plant mean for the security and self-sufficiency of the power system?
Minna Laasonen, Senior Expert at Fingrid, answers our questions.

Main grid

In good condition at all ages

The main grid was built over several decades. The equipment in use consists of very different devices and structures of various ages, and every item needs to be kept in working order throughout its life cycle. Long-term maintenance will help to ensure a high transmission reliability rate from one generation to the next.

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