Electricity and heat sales
Fortum sells electricity and heat to private and business customers. More and more customers are requiring a guarantee of origin for the electricity they buy, i.e. information about the way the electricity is produced. Fortum is one of the leading sellers of CO2-free and guarantee-of-origin-labelled electricity in the Nordic countries.
Fortum is one of the leading electricity sales companies in the Nordic countries. The company markets and sells electricity to 1.2 million customers in Sweden, Finland and Norway. In 2013, the company sold a total of 12.1 terawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity (2012: 12.1).
Fortum's heat sales were 43.1 TWh (2012: 46.1). Fortum is the Nordic countries' leading seller of district heat. In all Fortum sells district heat in eight countries and has 40,000 district heat customers. In Russia the company has more than 250 major customers, mainly industry and residential housing companies.
The new smart solutions Fortum has launched in the markets in recent years give customers better opportunities to control their electricity consumption and reduce their costs. As a small-scale producer, a user of Fortum's solar panel kit can sell the surplus electricity to Fortum.
The Fortum Fiksu product sold in Finland, decreases customer costs by choosing the day's lowest hourly spot prices to heat the water boiler.