The decrease in electricity use continued in Finland in October by 8%.

“Winter is just coming, so it is important to double these figures or achieve an even greater decrease in electricity use in the coming winter months as well – especially during electricity usage peaks,” stated director Tuomas Rauhala. ’s electricity system operations.

The annual decrease in electricity consumption was seven percent in September and three percent in August.

Fingrid has warned of possible power shortages and power outages in the coming winter and urges both companies and households to continue taking measures to reduce electricity use in the coming months as well.

It predicted about a month ago that the winter peak of electricity use will be about 14,400 megawatts. An estimated 12,900 megawatts of the demand can be satisfied with domestic electricity, assuming calm weather in production, the reactivation of the coal-fired power plant in Meri- and the start-up of the third reactor at .

Aleksi Teivainen – HT

Source: The Nordic Page


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