Fortum Power and Heat Oy (FORTUM)


Fortum’s purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. Catering to the versatile needs of our customers, we generate, distribute and sell electricity and heat, and offer related expert services. Our operations focus on the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia and Poland.

Relevant Expertise for the project:

Fortum is the next generation energy company, and as such our purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future generations. In order to provide sustainable solutions that fulfil the needs for low emissions, resource efficiency and energy security, and in order to deliver excellent value to our shareholders we have an R&D programme that encompasses all of our areas of operations, from the production of electricity and heat, to the distribution and sales of our products.

Role in the project:

The purpose of our research and development (R&D) is to improve Fortum’s competitiveness and to create a basis for new profitable business. Within R&D we have a long-term aspiration in line with our core purpose, and that is to enable a sustainable CO2-free future for Fortum, for the communities we operate in, and for coming generations. Each new development activity is assessed against the criteria of emission reduction and resource-efficiency. The ultimate goal of our R&D programme is to offer to our customers product and services to enable them to improve their energy production efficiency and to reach better environment. Advanced Maintenance and Operation systems and related services play a key role in the above described development. Fortum will mainly focus in WPs 2, 4,6 and 7.