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.
The usability of Fingrid’s open data service has been developed on the basis of user feedback. The service now allows users to upload Excel files and several datasets to the same file at one time. The content descriptions for the datasets have also been improved.
Fingrid’s strategic projects strengthen the company’s target of remaining agile during the energy market transformation and safeguarding power system functionality in a reliable way. The company’s fast, new investments over a 5–10 year time window are aimed at proactively addressing the challenges of the global clean-up project
What happens when the hackathlon spirit takes over at Fingrid’s headquarters in Käpylä? This was the case in late November when seven teams competed in Fingrid’s first hackathlon. Several new services to benefit Fingrid and its stakeholders were developed over a two-day period. They will be piloted during the spring.
The latest addition to Fingrid’s HR unit, a software robot called Tero Tiima, has been introduced to routine payroll administration tasks. This will provide the staff with more time for personal encounters. It also speeds up the payroll process and reduces the number of human errors.