The investment programme of the Finnish concern Fortum in Russia will amount to 4 billion euros


Moscow. January 29. The total cost of the investment programme of the Finnish energy concern Fortum in Russia on creation of new power generating capacity will amount to four billion euros.

“The biggest Finnish investor in Russia – energy concern Fortum. They built “from scratch” high-tech Nyaganskaya GRES in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug”, – said the officer of the government of the Russian Federation on the eve of the meeting, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and head of government of Finland Juha Sipil√£ in St. Petersburg.

He added: “With the completion of two units at the Chelyabinsk GRES total capacity of 500 MW the total value sold in Russia investment program for the creation of new power generating capacity will amount to 4 billion euros”.

Sipil√£ will visit Russia for the first time as Prime Minister of Finland, also this will be his first meeting with Dmitry Medvedev.