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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

The electricity grid remains stable during transmission outages

Electricity transmission must be suspended or restricted when parts
of the main grid and grid connections are built and renovated. Fingrid plans outages with its customers well in advance. Customers should keep their contact details up to date in the My Fingrid service to ensure effective communication of transmission outages.

Main grid

World-class maintenance

The International Transmission Operations and Maintenance Study (ITOMS) evaluates the effectiveness
of maintenance among electricity transmission companies every two years. The study again ranked Fingrid among the top performers in terms of maintenance.

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

Accurate information about faults

My Fingrid is a central point of access for customers looking for detailed information on power outages and estimates of the locations of faults.

Main grid

Independently in Åland

Finland has two transmission system operators: Fingrid and Kraftnät Åland, the latter of which manages the power grid in the Åland Islands. Electricity is produced in Åland and imported, mainly from Sweden.

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