Our energy production

Modern life requires more energy than ever before. To meet this demand, we use reliable production methods like hydro power and nuclear power. But at the same time, we aim to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future by investing heavily in solar and wind power.

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Making progress

Adding biomass to the fuel mix for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) reduces CO2 emissions.

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Meeting demand

Nuclear and hydro power plants give us the stability and flexibility to meet increasing energy demand.

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Ready for the future

CO2-free, renewable energy is the way forward and we’re leading the change for a cleaner world.

Global energy production in 2017

73 TWh

electricity

29 TWh

heat

61%

of electricity production CO2 free

Production capacities

Fortum's power generation capacity, 31 Dec 2017

 
MW Finland Sweden Russia Poland Other TOTAL
Hydropower 1,547 3,125 - - - 4,672
Nuclear power 1,480 1,334 - - - 2,814
Combined Heat and Power 452 9 4,760 186 128 5,534
Condensing power 376 0 - - - 376
Other - 75 35 - 217 327
TOTAL 3,854 4,543 4,794 186 345 13,722

 

Fortum's heat production capacity, 31 Dec 2017

MW Finland Sweden Russia Poland Other TOTAL
Heat 1,941 35 10,094 786 1,909 14,765

 

Our energy production methods

Solar power

Solar power is a renewable and important way to produce electricity in the future.

About solar power

Combined heat and power (CHP)

More efficient fuel-based power generation with lower CO2 emissions.

More about CHP

Get to know our power plants

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See how we're decreasing our environmental impact

Our aim is to move towards a low-emission energy system and optimal resource efficiency.

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Explore our new vision and join the change

Our mission is to engage our customers and society to drive the change towards a cleaner world.

The world is changing - energy is changing. For a cleaner world - Fortum Movie