Oksasen Puutarha specialises in cultivating lettuces. The company, which is based in the north of Turku, has been providing the frequency containment reserve for disturbances (FCR-D) and demand response for two years now. The provision of FCR-D causes the lights to go out in the greenhouse a few times a month, as agreed, in return for payments to Oksasen Puutarha.
A renewed system to measure power quality and new travelling wave fault location will improve power quality monitoring and disturbance clearing in Fingrid’s main grid. The investments in new measurement equipment allow more effective anticipation, location and investigation of faults that pose a threat to the main grid. This will also enhance electrical safety in the main grid.
Olkiluoto substation, which is one of the most important main grid hubs, will be renewed using a solution that is unique in Finland. Once Olkiluoto 3 is completed, the substation will be linked to three nuclear power plants that produce one-third of the electricity consumed in Finland. The 10 million-euro project is one of Fingrid’s […]
Last summer’s fire at Olkiluoto substation was a practical test for Fingrid’s preparedness to act in a real situation involving the threat of an electricity shortage. The case provided experience and practice for internal coordination and contacts, and also for developing internal and external communications in serious situations.