Main activities

January

3 Jan Fortum’s deal of two Polish power and heat companies, Elektrocieplownia Zabrze S.A and Zespól Elektrocieplowni Bytom S.A., finalised
25 Jan Russia approves two Fortum Joint Implementation projects: a new unit at the Tyumen combined heat and power (CHP) plant, and the reconstruction of TGC-1’s Newsky hydropower plant
28 Jan New Fortum biomass-fired combined heat and power plant inaugurated in Pärnu, Estonia

 

February

3 Feb The first new unit (190 MW) of Fortum’s Russian investment programme is taken into commercial use in Tyumen CHP-1
11 Feb Fortum’s lighting project completes the lighting of two new places – chosen by the public – in Stockholm, Sweden

 

March

24 Mar Europark and Fortum sign an agreement on smart parking solutions for electric cars in Sweden
25 Mar Fortum announces the plan to develop smart heating in Royal Seaport – new sustainable urban district in Stockholm, Sweden
28 Mar Fortum starts paying small-scale electricity producers for their own energy production in Sweden
31 Mar Fortum’s divestment of heat operations outside Stockholm in Sweden completed
31 Mar Fortum holds the Annual General Meeting for Shareholders 

 

April

4 Apr Fortum published its renewed sustainability approach and targets in the Sustainability Report
15 Apr Sollentuna Energi confirms participation in Fortum’s new waste-fired combined heat and power plant in Sweden
19 Apr Fortum, the Finnish State and Ilmarinen reach a final agreement over sale of Fingrid shares

 

May

11 May Fortum and Skellefteå Kraft announce the plan to purchase 60 wind turbines from Nordex to Blaiken onshore wind farm
16 May Fortum and Metso’s joint development work on oxyfuel combustion technology makes headway
18 May Fortum issues EUR 500 million Eurobond

 

June

7 Jun Fortum commissions new production unit at its Chelyabinsk power plant in Russia
15 Jun Fortum invests in new biofuel-fired CHP plants in Järvenpää, Finland, and Jelgava, Latvia
17 Jun Fortum and Lukoil sign agreement on technology collaboration

 

July

12 Jul Fortum signs new EUR 2.5 billion revolving loan facility
12 Jul Fortum invests in smart metering in Norway
12 Jul Fortum begins futures trade at the Moscow energy exchange

 

August

27 Aug Fortum arranges Football Day in Espoo, Finland with the local football team FC Honka
31 Aug Fortum invests in hydropower in Sweden by refurbishing Skedvi power plant

 

September

1 Sep Fortum introduces solutions for charging electric vehicles in Espoo, Finland
15 Sep Fortum ranked the best utility in Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) and listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index DJSI World for the ninth consecutive year
29 Sep Fortum announces that it brings new district heating products to the market in Sweden

 

October

3 oct Fortum commissions new capacity (~210 MW) at Tobolsk in Russia
10 Oct Fortum and DCNS sign a letter of intent to develop wave power in France
21 Oct Fortum ranked best in the Nordic Climate Index
31 Oct Fortum submits Loviisa power plant’s safety assessment to Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority

 

November

2 Nov Fortum announces the plan to establish an office in India
8 Nov Fortum’s greenfield investment under construction, Nyagan GRES, is connected to the gas supply system in Russia
16 Nov Fortum announces that it brings new district heating products to the market in Finland
21 Nov Fortum corporate website ranked second best among stock-listed Nordic­ companies in the KWD Webranking survey

 

December

9 Dec Fortum and Seabased AB sign an agreement on the construction of a joint wave power park in Sweden
12 Dec Fortum sets up business and appoints Philippe Stohr as Country Manager in France
15 Dec Fortum submits the requested additional safety assessments on Loviisa Nuclear power plant to Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority
21 Dec Fortum makes Christmas donations to organisations supporting children
26 Dec Christmas storms bring widespread power outages to Fortum’s network mainly in Finland