Press release

Fortum participates in the financing of the bidding and engineering phase of Olkiluoto 4 nuclear unit in Finland

31 October 2011, 15:34 EET

PRESS RELEASE 31 October 2011

Fortum has decided to participate in the financing of the bidding and engineering phase of TVO's (Teollisuuden Voima Oyj) fourth nuclear unit at Olkiluoto, Finland, with a stake corresponding Fortum's share in TVO. Owners of TVO will make the final decision of commencing the phase.

Fortum owns approximately 26% of the shares of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO).

According to the decision-in-principle, ratified by the Finnish Parliament in July 2010, the application for a building permit for the Olkiluoto's fourth unit must be filed latest in June 2015.

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