Energy year 2020 in the Kouvola region

Energy year 2020 in the Kouvola region

SALES OF ELECTRIC ENERGY GREW BY 2,4 PER CENT

The average temperature in 2020 was 21.2 per cent lower than the average year.

We sold 1,531 million kilowatt-hours (gigawatt-hours) of electricity, 433 gigawatt-hours of district heat and 160 gigawatt-hours of natural gas.

The sale of electric energy grew by 2.4 per cent.

76 per cent of electricity and heat was produced from renewable energy sources.

A total of 266 gigawatt-hours of electricity was produced at our own power plants and jointly owned power plants. 76 per cent of which was produced from renewable energy sources. 

We produced 409 gigawatt-hours of district heat in our own power plants and heating plants. As much as 81 per cent of district heat was produced energy-efficiently in combined heat and power production. In heat production, renewable energy sources accounted for 76 per cent.

Security of supply remained excellent

The average duration of disturbances in the electricity network and interruptions in the power supply was as low as 0,44 hours in 2020. The average customer-specific outage time in the district heat supply was 0,45 hours.

Weatherproof lines constitute 62.4 per cent of the electricity network.