Fortum to supply nitrogen oxides reduction technology for Narva Power Plants in Estonia

FORTUM CORPORATION PRESS RELEASE 10 July 2012

Fortum will supply nitrogen oxides reduction technology to Eesti Energia,
Estonia’s biggest energy company. With the solution, the nitrogen oxides
emissions at Eesti Energia’s Narva Power Plants can be reduced outstandingly.

Fortum’s delivery contains nitrogen oxides reduction installations for Narva
Power Plants’ four units and for a total of eight power plant boilers. With the
new solution, the aim is that the power plant boilers will meet the European
Union’s new, strict emissions norms that become effective on 1 January 2016.

Located near the city of Narva, in eastern Estonia, the Narva Power Plants
(Narva Elektrijaamad) consist of two of the world’s biggest oil shale-fired
power plants. Narva Power Plants produce over 90% of Estonia’s total
electricity production.

Development and deliveries of burner technologies that reduce emissions have
been a cornerstone of Fortum’s power plant expertise for a long time. Over the
course of more than 20 years, Fortum has delivered hundreds of low-NOx burners
to power plants around the world.

”We chose Fortum’s nitrogen oxides-reduction solution on the basis of a
Europe-wide bidding round. Fortum’s competitive strengths were its long-term
and broad international experience in combustion technology. With this
innovative solution, we can continue energy production at the existing power
plants also after the EU’s new emissions norms take effect”, says Raine Pajo,
Member of the Eesti Energia Management Board.

Fortum Corporation
Corporate Communications

For additional information, please contact:
Kari Lahti, Head of Performance, Power Solutions, Fortum, tel. +358 50 453 2777


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