Fortum and Maintpartner have extended their O&M partnership regarding the hydropower plants in the Oulujoki and Imatra regions in Finland till the end of 2020 with an option for two years. In total, the contract includes thirteen hydropower plants, the most famous of which is Imatrankoski in south-eastern Finland.
Maintpartner has been responsible for the local operation and maintenance of the plants since 2013. In addition, Maintpartner performs a lot of engineering, execution and commissioning assignments regarding upgrade and maintenance of hydropower plants.
”We are very pleased that our good cooperation and development of new operational models continues with Fortum. We strive for continuous productivity improvement through innovative and flexible operations”, says Heikki Iitti, Service Manager, Hydropower at Maintpartner.
Fortum has expressed its satisfaction with Maintpartner’s safety development at the hydropower plants and the company’s ability to develop both operational activities and maintenance and at the plants. In addition to hydropower plants, Maintpartner is responsible for operation and maintenance of several other Fortum-owned power plants and district heating networks in Finland and Poland. Altogether, Maintpartner takes care of O&M of 34 hydropower plants in Finland.
Heikki Iitti, Service Manager, Hydropower, Maintpartner
Vilho Salovaara, President, Energy, Maintpartner
Maintpartner is a leading industrial operation and maintenance company in Northern Europe and the leading expert of the energy sector O&M in the Nordics. We help to improve the productivity of production facilities and minimise process disruptions. In addition, we offer flexible resources to many types of project, engineering and installation assignments. Digitalisation and our AI-based preventive solutions are becoming increasingly essential for industrial operation and maintenance.
Maintpartner Group employs approximately 1,800 people. Our net sales in 2017 amounted to some EUR 167 million. The Group has offices in Finland, Sweden, Poland and Estonia. More information at www.maintpartner.com.