12.3.2013 17:00
Current News, Disturbances

Repair works of Fenno-Skan 1 interconnection have been started

The agreement of Fenno-Skan 1 cable repair works has been signed between ABB AB and Fingrid Oyj 12th March 2013. The commissioning of repair vessel "Topaz Installer" for repair works will start immediately and the goal is to get cable repaired before 10th April 2013. The progress of the repair works are dependent of weather conditions in the area.​The 550 megawatt Fenno-Skan 1 interconnection between Finland and Sweden tripped on Tuesday evening 12th February 2013 at 19:42 (eet). The location of the failure is at Finnish coastline near Rihtniemi. The submarine cable is damaged due to an internal failure in the cable.
Additional information:
Timo Kaukonen, phone +358 40 545 2124
Matti Jalkanen, phone +358 40 500 1568