Invitation to press and telephone conferences on 17 July 2008

The interim report of Fortum Group for January-June 2008 will be published on
17 July 2008, at about 9.00 EET.

A press conference (in Finnish) will be arranged at 11.00 EET in the auditorium
of our head office, Keilaniementie 1, Espoo. The press conference will be
webcasted and available on our website. A buffet lunch will be served after the
press conference.

You can also participate in an international teleconference for analysts and
investors at 16.00 EET on the same day by dialing +44 (0) 20 3023 4410 (if
calling from Europe) or +1 866 966 5335 (if calling from the US).

If you are unable to participate, there will be a replay facility available for
one week after the teleconference. The number to dial is +44 (0) 20 8196 1998
(if calling from Europe) or +1 866 583 1035 (if calling from the US), access
code for both numbers: 592579#

A live audio webcast of the call will be available together with the slide
presentation on Fortum's website at:


Fortum Corporation
Maria Romantschuk
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications