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    Enersense wins the bidding process for the construction of Elenia's Alajärvi-Perho 110 kV power line


    June 17, 2022 - Cision

     

      Enersense International Plc

      Press release 17 June 2022 at 3:35 p.m.

      Enersense PN Oy, a subsidiary within the Power segment of Enersense International Plc, a provider of zero-emission energy solutions, has won the bidding process for building Elenia's new electricity transmission connection. The contract for building the 110 kV power line, won by Enersense, is located in the municipalities of Alajärvi and Perho in the region of Ostrobothnia.

      The new power line will be approximately 24 kilometres long, and it will enable wind power to be connected to the electricity network in the region. The construction will start in autumn 2022, and the aim is to hand over the project to the client at the end of 2023.

      "We are very pleased that we were selected to carry out the contract. This project strengthens our position in the construction of high-voltage electricity networks, while enabling zero-emission generation to be connected to the network," says Joni Parkkinen, Vice President of Transmission Networks in Enersense's Power segment.

      "The green transition has significantly accelerated the construction of wind power in Finland, and this trend continues. To make the most out of zero-emission electricity generation, we need effective solutions for electricity network construction. Our partnership with Enersense in building this important power line advances Elenia's goal to promote the fossil-free electrification of society as planned," says Antti Kiviranta, project manager at Elenia.

      To be effective, an energy system needs a smart electricity network and, regarding its development, the increased use of wind and solar power requires effective technological solutions. Currently, roughly a fifth of Finland's entire wind power generation has already been connected to Elenia's electricity network.

      Elenia in brief:

      Elenia is the second largest distribution system operator in Finland. It provides services for 432,000 customers in Tavastia Proper, Päijänne Tavastia, Pirkanmaa, Central Finland, Southern Ostrobothnia and Northern Ostrobothnia. We produce our services in cooperation with our partner companies. We see to the functioning of the electricity network, build the electricity network and connections, meter our customers' electricity consumption and deliver energy measurement information to electricity suppliers. We modernise the ageing electricity network into a weatherproof network and develop smart grid solutions. Our service business provides customer service and diverse services related to the electricity market for energy companies, takes care of Elenia's procurement and construction contracting, and builds the fibre-optic network and its connections. Through our customer companies, we serve more than one million energy sector customers in Finland. We also build fibre-optic networks for the needs of our customers and the developing society.

      More information:



      Joni Parkkinen, Vice President, Transmission Networks, tel.: +358 50 537 5837

      Email: joni.parkkinen@enersense.com

      Jussi Holopainen, President and CEO, tel.: +358 44 517 4543

      Email: jussi.holopainen@enersense.com

      Antti Kivirinta, project manager, Elenia, tel.: +358 40 620 7418

      Email: antti.kivirinta@elenia.fi

      Media contacts:

      Tommi Manninen, SVP, Communications and Public Affairs, tel.: +358 40 043 7515

      Email: tommi.manninen@enersense.com

      Enersense in brief:



      Enersense International Plc is a provider of zero-emission energy solutions. The company is strongly involved in supporting the ongoing energy transition and enabling a zero-emission society. Enersense Group's turnover in 2021 was EUR 239 million. The company has around 2,200 employees, and it operates in Finland and internationally in around 40 countries. Enersense's share is quoted on Nasdaq Helsinki (ESENSE). The company provides information for investors at www.enersense.com/investors.

      https://news.cision.com/enersense-international-oyj/r/enersense-wins-the-bidding-process-for-the-construction-of-elenia-s-alajarvi-perho-110-kv-power-line,c3587575

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