Peak load capacity 2018

February 2018

The peak load capacity costs for the grid service customers were 4,69 M€. The costs are charged according to the consumption of electricity during weekdays and during the day-time hours 7.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m. The electricity consumption was 3 479 975 MWh, which is equal to the grid service winter weekday daytime consumption invoiced. The calculated peak load capacity fee is 1,347 €/MWh.

The peak load capacity was not started in February. Suomenoja heat pump was partly unavailable for the peak load arrangement. Finextra reduced the compensation paid to the Suomenoja heat pump by about 11 per cent. As defined in the Rules of Use, the Energy Authority will make the final decision.

January 2018

The peak load capacity costs for the grid service customers were 4,69 M€. The costs are charged according to the consumption of electricity during weekdays and during the day-time hours 7.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m. The electricity consumption was 3 803 933 MWh, which is equal to the grid service winter weekday daytime consumption invoiced. The calculated peak load capacity fee is 1,232 €/MWh.

The peak load capacity was not started in January. Suomenoja heat pump and Naantali 1 powerplant were partly unavailable for the peak load arrangement. Finextra reduced the compensation paid to the Suomenoja heat pump by about 9 per cent and to Naantali power plant about 1 per cent. As defined in the Rules of Use, the Energy Authority will make the final decisions.

Energy Authority decisions for peak load capacity outage in winter period 2017-2018

The Energy Authority has made the following capacity outage decisions for winter period: Decision for Naantali 1 powerplant for the peak load arrangement in 765/452/2018 and decision for Suomenoja heat pump for the peak load arrangement 766/452/2018. The decisions fully correspond to the fees charged by Finextra, hence the unit prices stay the same and the invoicing shall not be corrected retroactively.