Energy Authority regulates and promotes operation of the electricity and gas markets, emission reductions, energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Public consultation on Gasgrid Finland’s terms and conditions regarding transmission services and the capacity allocation mechanism at Balticconnector
Finnish Energy Authority organizes a public consultation on the terms and conditions regarding gas transmission services, as well as the capacity allocation mechanism at Balticconnector. Market participants and stakeholders are invited to submit their statements until 13 November 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 2019.
The Finnish Energy Authority has received a proposal from the TSO in respect of the new balancing rules. With this consultation, the Energy Authority provides the opportunity for all network users to express their views on the new balancing rules until 23 June 2020.
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 Go-Live of Datahub, a centralised information exchange service for electricity trade, will be postponed to early 2022. The initial target Go-Live schedule was April 2021. Postponing the Go-Live date became topical when it emerged that some retailers and distribution system operators would be unable to meet the current Go-Live schedule of Datahub. Datahub requires a simultaneous Go-Live from all market operators.