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Appointments at Kaukaan Voima Oy

Mr Juha Vuolteenaho, M.Sc. (Eng.) has been appointed Plant Manager of Kaukaan Voima Oy as of 12 August 2019. He will be reporting to the Managing Director of Kaukaan Voima Oy. Juha Vuolteenaho will transfer to his new position from Lappeenrannan Lämpövoima Oy where he acted as Operations Manager.

Mr Juha Kouki has been appointed Managing Director of Kaukaan Voima Oy in addition to his other duties as of 1 August 2019. Juha Kouki continues as Production Manager, Thermal Power of Pohjolan Voima Oyj.

For further information please contact: Petri Hurri, Executive Vice President, Thermal Power, Pohjolan Voima Oyj, tel. +358 50 3133 231

Kaukaan Voima Oy is a part of Pohjolan Voima Group. The Kaukaan Voima bioenergy power plant generates process steam to UPM Kaukas mill and district heat to Lappeenrannan Energia, and electricity. The thermal power capacity of the power plant is 262 MW and electric power capacity 125 MW. The operation and maintenance services are provided by UPM Kaukas mill. Kaukaan Voima Oy has two employees.

Pohjolan Voima combines resources in a responsible manner. We produce efficient and innovative energy services at cost price to our customers – skilfully, boldly, together. Around 90 per cent of our production is carbon-neutral. Our customers are our shareholders – Finnish export industry and energy companies. We generate energy to our customers’ needs with hydropower, thermal power and nuclear power.