Fortum confirms its participation in fifth nuclear power plant unit

Fortum Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE
5 December 2003 1 (1)


FORTUM CONFIRMS ITS PARTICIPATION IN FIFTH NUCLEAR POWER PLANT
UNIT

Fortum confirms its participation in the planned fifth nuclear
power plant in Finland with a share of approximately 25%, equal to
approx. 400 MW of the plant's capacity.


Fortum Corporation
Carola Teir-Lehtinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications


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Helsinki Exchanges
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