Production in 2021

Pohjolan Voima produces about a fifth of all electricity generated in Finland. In 2021, we produced 11.7 TWh of electricity and 3.5 TWh of heat.

Electricity consumption in Finland in 2021 amounted to 86 TWh. Finnish electricity production totalled 69 TWh, while net imports into Finland amounted to 17 TWh.

Producer of electricity and heat

At the end of 2021, Pohjolan Voima´s total electricity production capacity was 1,956 MW. Our total heat production capacity was 1,327 MW. 

In 2021, 96% of our electricity production was carbon neutral. Electricity production forms in Pohjolan Voima’s portfolio that are considered to be carbon neutral are hydropower and nuclear power, as well as electricity produced with carbon-neutral wood-based fuels and recyled biofuels in thermal power plants.

Of the total electricity production, 11.7 TWh

  • Nuclear power amounted to 8.2 TWh
  • Hydropower to 2.1 TWh
  • CHP to 1.5 TWh

In 2021, 85% of our heat productio was carbon neutral.

See also: Pohjolan Voima’s production capacity on 31 December 2021