Loviisa nuclear power plant's unit 1 is back in production

Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant's unit 1 was re-connected to the grid
today, 21 February 2011, at 10 (EET). The unit was brought to a controlled
shutdown on Saturday due to minor steam leakage in the unit's secondary
circuit. The incident posed no threat to people or the environment. After
completion of the repair and inspection works on Sunday, Fortum began the
unit's startup process. Loviisa 1 is expected to reach full production during

Loviisa power plant

Further information:
Ulf Lindén, Site Manager, Loviisa Power plant, tel. +358 50 455 3800
Peter Tuominen, Public Affairs Manager, Power Division, tel. +358 50 452 4760