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Hitt og þetta 14. apríl 2006

Fortum wins operation and maintenance contract in Germany

Nordic Business Report-April 14, 2006-Fortum wins operation and maintenance contract in Germany
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Finnish energy group Fortum Corporation reported on Thursday (13 April) that it has entered into a six-year operation and maintenance contract with Knapsack Power GmbH & Co KG in Germany.

The contract covers the running and service of an 800 MW combined cycle gas turbine plant that is currently being built in Huerth-Knapsack, near Cologne. Commercial operation of the plant is scheduled to begin in summer 2007, Fortum stated.

Knapsack Power is owned and operated by the Norwegian state-owned power utility Statkraft.

The value of the contract was not disclosed.

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