Energy Authority

Energy Authority regulates and promotes operation of the electricity and gas markets, emission reductions, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.


Household electricity bills rose by a quarter in 2021 - sharpest change was for users of electric heating

The full price paid for household electricity grew by 25.1 percent in 2021, while the cost for homes heated by electricity increased by 35.3 percent. Electric energy rose sharply in price, but distribution rates showed a slight decline last year.  

Press release 20.1.2022
Electricity is expected to be sufficient in Finland during the cold winter months - long periods of sub-zero temperatures may restrict the importation of electricity from neighbouring countries

The Energy Authority is expecting Finland’s production capacity and importation of electricity from neighbouring countries to meet the demand for electricity this winter. However, the capacity situation in Central Sweden is worsening, and simultaneous peak consumption in neighbouring countries could affect the availability of imported electricity. Reserve power plants are ready to operate if the production and consumption of electricity are not balanced in market conditions.

Press release 3.12.2021
Energia 247 stops supplying electricity - The Energy Authority urges customers to get a new electricity provider without delay

Energia 247 Oy will cease supplying electricity to its customers as of 4 December 2021 due to financial difficulties. The supply of electricity is not interrupted, but customers must enter into a new electricity contract with a new provider without delay.

Press release 2.12.2021
Energy Authority disagrees with the Swedish transmission system operator’s request for a derogation with respect to the allocation of transmission capacities

The Energy Authority is of the opinion that the Swedish transmission system operator has no grounds for the proposed derogation regarding the allocation of transmission capacity at the Finnish-Swedish bidding zone border in 2022.

Press release 12.11.2021
Consultation in accordance with Article 28 of Tariff Network code

In accordance with Article 28 of Commission Regulation on establishing a network code on harmonized transmission tariffs structures for gas (Tariff Network Code) the Energy Authority carries out a consultation with the national regulatory authorities of all directly connected Member States and the relevant stakeholders. The consultation is open from 12th October until 5th November 2021.

Press release 13.10.2021
National report on electricity and natural gas markets in 2020

The Energy Authority prepares annually a national report to the Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and to the European Commission on the state of the Finnish electricity and natural gas markets in 2020.

Press release 12.7.2021
Solar electricity production capacity grew by 45% in 2020 - nearly 300 megawatts in small-scale production

The small-scale production of solar electricity has been growing quickly in recent years. Installed capacity has increased more than tenfold since 2016. At the end of 2020, approximately 293 megawatts of solar electricity production capacity was connected to the electricity network. According to preliminary data, the capacity grew by 91 megawatts that year.

Press release 17.6.2021
Instructions for Fi-Nergy Voima and 365 Hankinta’s customers

Electricity supply to customers of Fi-Nergy Voima Oy, Fi-Nergy Voima OÜ and 365 Hankinta Oy has been interrupted. This page contains instructions for customers who have an electricity contract with these companies.

Press release 11.6.2021
The Energy Authority urges Fi-Nergy Voima and 365 Hankinta customers to select a new electricity provider as a matter of urgency

Fi-Nergy Voima Oy, Fi-Nergy Voima OÜ and 365 Hankinta Oy cannot continue the supply of electricity to their customers due to their lack of a balance responsible party. The supply of electricity to the customers of these companies will not be disconnected immediately. The Energy Authority urges the customers to enter into an agreement with a new electricity provider as a matter of urgency. 

Press release 11.6.2021
Public consultation for the market participants on NRA´s consultancy study on hedging opportunities

The Finnish Energy Authority has commissioned a common study with the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian national energy regulators to support the upcoming decision. The study is based on the market data, and includes the indicators as required in Article 30 of FCA guideline.

Press release 9.3.2021