Oulun Energia Sähköverkko signed an electrical contracting agreement with Elvera
Oulun Energia Sähköverkko Oy and Elvera Oy have signed a three-year electrical contracting agreement covering the construction, maintenance, metering, fault management, and on-call work of the electricity network. The contract starts on 1 January 2024 and also includes a two-year option period.
Oulun Energia Sähköverkko is responsible for the transmission and distribution of electricity for its over 115,000 customers in its distribution network area. In order to ensure reliable electricity distribution, the current, over 4,000-kilometer-long, electricity network will be serviced and renovated in a systematic manner, and new network will also be built as needed. The new collaboration with Elvera will guarantee sufficient resources and strong expertise to carry out the electrical contracting.
“We are looking forward to the start of a new partnership with Elvera. The agreement is very important to us for the construction, development, and maintenance of the reliability of the electric power network. Our collaboration will also be visible to Oulun Energia Sähköverkko’s customers, for example, in electricity connection work and metering and in fixing fault situations,” states Anna Pasma, managing director of Oulun Energia Sähköverkko Oy.
Elvera, from Mikkeli, is one of the largest network and infrastructure service operators in Finland. According to a press release published by Elvera Oy, the company will open a new office in Oulu around the new year.
“We are excited about the opportunity to work in the long term with Oulun Energia Sähköverkko and to expand our operations to Northern Finland,” states Jari Uutinen, Elvera’s electricity business director.
Oulun Energia Sähköverkko is responsible for the transmission and distribution of electricity for its over 115,000 customers in its distribution network area in the Oulu central urban area, Kiiminki, Yli-ii, and in Jakkukylä in Ii. We provide electric power network services to households, businesses, and communities for both permanent and temporary needs. To ensure reliable electricity distribution, we systematically service and overhaul the network, as well as build new network and monitor the faultlessness of the electricity distribution 24/7. Oulun Energia Sähköverkko Oy is part of the Oulun Energia Group, which is one of the largest urban energy companies in Finland. Our Group employs approximately 250 experts in the energy sector.
Elvera Oy is one of the largest network and infrastructure service operators in Finland. Our job is to connect the vital functions of society and ensure the continuity of operations even during disruptions—all the way from the beginning of the network to the end user. We stand out from other infrastructure service companies thanks to our unique versatile service offerings, flexible resources, and excellent local knowledge, and a responsible and fair workplace culture. Nearly 500 experts work in our Group and our turnover is over EUR 80 million. You can find our company at www.elvera.fi.