Transmission capacity can be reserved on Fingrid's cross-border connections from Russia

Fingrid, the Finnish transmission system operator, offers to the electricity market parties electricity transmission  capacity on its cross-border connections from Russia. Total of 900 megawatts (MW) of transmission capacity will be released on these connection for reservation at equal service and price terms.The binding transmission reservations for contract periods starting at the beginning of the year 2006 must be submitted to Fingrid by 11 November 2005. The contract periods can range from one to ten years, and the smallest unit that can be reserved is 50 MW. The more detailed service description and transmission service fees are provided at Fingrid website www.fingrid.fi Fingrid will confirm the transmission reservations after it has received an account of corresponding reservations on the transmission connection in Russia from the Russian main grid company. Further information:
Matti Tähtinen, Director , + 358 (0)30 395 5180, + 358 (0)400 417 703