Fortum's Loviisan power plant

Loviisa power plant



Loviisa power plant has two VVER pressurised water reactors, Loviisa 1 and Loviisa 2, both units with capacities of 502 MW net. 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 2016, the production of the power plant totalled 8.33 TWh, i.e. about 13% of Finland’s electricity production. The power plant continuously employs about 500 employees and 100 subcontractors.

Nuclear power has a central role in Fortum's CO2-free production and continues to have a long-term role in the transition towards the Solar Economy.


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