Nuclear power plants in Finland

Nuclear power plants in Finland

Finland has four nuclear power plant units in electricity production. Two of these are located in Olkiluoto, Eurajoki, and two in Loviisa.

Finland’s fifth nuclear power plant unit is under construction in Olkiluoto and the plans for constructing Finland’s sixth nuclear power plant unit in Pyhäjoki are underway.

Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant: Loviisa 1 and Loviisa 2

The two nuclear power plant units located in Hästholmen, Loviisa, are owned by Fortum Power and Heat Oy. Loviisa 1 was taken into commercial use in 1977 and Loviisa 2 in 1981. In terms of its type, the Loviisa facility is a pressurised water reactor facility. The net electric power of both units was 507 MWe at the end of 2018.

Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant photographed from above.

Plant unit Start-up Commercial use Nominal electric power
(gross/net, MW)
Type, supplier
Loviisa 1 8 February 1977 9 May 1977 531/507 Pressurised water
reactor (PWR),
Atomenergoexport
Loviisa 2 4 November 1980 5 January 1981 531/507 Pressurised water
reactor (PWR),
Atomenergoexport

               
Olkiluoto nuclear power plant: Olkiluoto 1 and Olkiluoto 2

The two nuclear power plant units located in Olkiluoto, Eurajoki, are owned by Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (TVO). Olkiluoto 1 was taken into commercial use in 1979 and Olkiluoto 2 in 1982. In terms of its type, the Olkiluoto facility is a boiling water reactor facility. The net electric power of both units was 890 MWe at the end of 2018.

Olkiluoto nuclear power plant units Olkiluoto 1 and Olkiluoto 2.

Plant unit Start-up Commercial use Nominal electric power
(gross/net, MW)
Type, supplier
Olkiluoto 1 2 September 1978 10 October 1979 920/890 Boiling water
reactor (BWR),
Asea Atom
Olkiluoto 2 18 February 1980 1 July 1982 920/890  Boiling water
reactor (BWR),
Asea Atom

               
             

Contact

Contact

  • Tomi Koskiniemi / Project Manager
    Tel. +358975988642
  • Niko Mononen / Project Manager
    Tel. +358975988429
  • Tomi Routamo / Deputy Director
    Tel. +358975988577