Loviisa nuclear power plant
Loviisa power plant has two VVER pressurised water reactors, Loviisa 1 and Loviisa 2, with capacities 507 MW net (LO1) and 502 MW net (LO2). Loviisa 1 was commissioned in 1977 and Loviisa 2 in 1980. The operating licence for Loviisa 1 is valid until 2027 and Loviisa 2 until 2030. In 2018, Loviisa power plant generated 7.8 TWh power, which contributes to more than 11 per cent of the electricity production in Finland. The power plant permanently employs approximately 500 employees and 100 external employees. Additionally, annual outages, modernisation works employ some 700 - 1300 external employees annually.
Nuclear power has a central role in Fortum's CO2-free electricity production. Nuclear is needed to enable transition to solar economy.
Loviisa NPP in 2018
Loviisa NPP production in 2018
Share of Finland's electricity production
The power plant continuously employs
A multiple isolation principle is applied in the planning, building, operation and decommissioning of a nuclear power plant.