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MG and Fortum to set up 50 KW Fast EV Charging Stations

MG Motor India and Fortum have undertaken the first step towards creating EV Fast Charging infrastructure in the country. As part of its commitment towards sustainable mobility, MG Motor India and Fortum Charge & Drive India have undertaken the first step towards creating DC EV Fast Charging infrastructure (50 KW) in the country. The carmaker […]

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Fortum and Skellefteå Kraft Restructure Stakes in 2 Swedish Wind Farms

Fortum and Skellefteå Kraft are to restructure their ownership in the two jointly owned Swedish wind parks Solberg and Blaiken. Through the proposed asset swap arrangement Fortum would become the sole owner of the 76-megawatt (MW) Solberg wind park and Skellefteå Kraft the sole owner of the 248-MW Blaiken wind park. Currently, Fortum owns 50% […]

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Fortum and Nordkraft JV to Target Norwegian Wind Power Development

Fortum and Norwegian energy company Nordkraft have formed a joint venture, Fortum Nordkraft Vind DA, to develop new wind power projects in Norway. The two companies have been successfully co-operating in Norwegian wind power since 2017 when Fortum entered the Norwegian wind market. “Fortum’s goal is to grow substantially in the Nordic wind and Norway […]

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Vestas to Supply Turbines For Fortum’s First Large-Scale Project in Finland

Turbine delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2020, while commissioning is planned at the latest in the first quarter of 2021. Vestas has secured an order from Nordic clean energy company Fortum, for the 90 MW wind project Kalax in the province of Närpio in Western Finland,  the first large-scale wind energy project […]

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Fortum Plans to Foray into more Indian Cities with Higher per Capita Income

The plan to venture in India will make India the first country outside Europe in this space, keeping in mind that, India aims to power most of its vehicles with electricity by 2030. We are constantly evaluating the Indian market for charging infrastructure. On our radar are the advanced cities with higher per capita incomes […]

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Fortum’s Q1 Profits Hurt by Lower Hydro Volumes

Finland’s utility Fortum reported its operating profit grew merely by 1 percent to EUR 408 million during the January-March quarter of 2019, on the back of positive effect of improved prices offset by lower hydro volumes. The company has reported an operating profit of EUR 405 million during the same quarter last year. Commenting on […]

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Fortum Solves Major EV Sustainability Issue – Boosting Battery Recycling Rate to Over 80%

The company achieved the recycling rate of over 80% with a low-CO2 hydrometallurgical recycling process. A new solution by Nordic clean energy company Fortum makes over 80% of the electric vehicle (EV) battery recyclable, returns the scarce metals back into circulation and resolves the sustainability gap by reducing the need to mine cobalt, nickel, and […]

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Fortum Wins Right to Build 250 MW Solar Project in India

Fortum will build and operate a 250 MW solar plant in Rajasthan at a fixed tariff rate of Rs 2.48/kWh for 25 years. Finland-based Fortum has won the right from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build a 250 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan, India. The project is expected to be commissioned in […]

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Fortum to Install Sweden’s Biggest Battery to Support Grid Stability

Over the past two years Fortum has tested a similar concept at its combined heat and power plant in Järvenpää. With a storage capacity of 6.2 megawatt-hours, Fortum will install Sweden’s biggest battery till date at Forshuvud hydropower plant. The battery system’s output is 5MW and the total cost of the system is approximately EUR […]

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