Transmission reservations on the Russian cross-border connections for 2006 confirmed

Fingrid Oyj has confirmed available lot of 900 MW transmission capacity from the Russian cross-border connections for three importing companies. Confirmation has been issued based on an account supplied by JSC "FGC UES", a Federal Grid Company of Russia, such that 500 MW portion is for RAO Nordic Oy, 250 MW for Scaent AB and 150 MW for Statkraft Energi AS. The transmission reservations will become effective as of the beginning of 2006.

In addition, existing transmission contract of 300 MW with Fortum Power and Heat Oy and 100 MW contract with OstElektra GmbH are to continue thus making the entire available commercial capacity of 1 300 MW completely reserved.

Additional information:
Matti Tähtinen, Director, + 358 30 395 5180 or + 358 400 417 703