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Fennovoima cancels its construction licence application for nuclear power plant in Pyhäjoki

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Publication date 24.5.2022 9.59
Press release
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On 24 May 2022, Fennovoima Oy submitted to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment a notification by which it cancels the construction licence application concerning the Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant. The company announced on 2 May 2022 that it has terminated the plant delivery contract concluded with Russian RAOS Project.

Fennovoima submitted to the Ministry a construction licence application addressed to the Government in June 2015 and updated versions of it in August 2015 and April 2021.  

In the coming weeks, the Government may issue a formal decision to end the administrative measures for processing the application.  

Inquiries:
Riku Huttunen, Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. + 358 50 431 6518
Liisa Heikinheimo, Senior Ministerial Adviser, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, tel. +358 29 504 7035

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