New ideas and businesses are created when information arising from an organisation’s activities is made openly available for others. Fingrid’s open data service has been online for three years now, and it is used by parties such as researchers, application developers and the authorities.
In 2016, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment appointed a Smart grid working group made up of experts in energy markets. The group has now published its final report, which provides a vision for the smart grids of the future. The working group also presents concrete measures concerning how smart grids can promote the active participation of customers in the electricity market and thus contribute to maintaining security of supply.