Spring by Fortum

Building a Virtual Battery With Our Customers

Whatever your assets are - big like data centers and base stations or smaller like electric vehicles, water heaters and home batteries - we can make them automatically work for the environment in a profitable way, when you do not need them.

Watch our Youtube-video explaining how we can help You join the change

See the Video

Case Waterheaters

We already work with private clients' water heaters and home batteries. We are also building the next generation of grid aware charging for electric vehicles, which we believe to become a key component of the future energy system.

Read more about our Fortum Fiksu Energianseuranta on the Finnish product site HERE.

Case Data Centers

Data centers have already joined the Virtual Battery with their UPS-systems.

We believe that the whole energy system will work together in the future. Contact us and start building a cleaner world already today!

Read more about Spring in data center news HERE.

WHAT DO WE DO?

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CLIMATE CHANGE

The Virtual Battery is part of building a smarter and more flexible energy system, enabling a higher amount of renewable energy production.

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CUSTOMERS & THE POWER SYSTEM

The Virtual Battery aggregates and controls distributed energy assets owned by our customers, for grid balancing purposes, without disturbing the customers' daily life.

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SMARTNESS

The Virtual Battery enables smart demand response through real time measurements and advanced self-learning algorithms.

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Contact us:

General: Janne Happonen, CEO Spring by Fortum
Business Customers: Ilari Alaperä, Business Development Manager

[email protected]

+358 10 4511

Spring articles in Finnish

Tekniikka & Talous 20.10.2017

Tekniikka ja Talous kertoo, miten konesalit voivat osallistua tuuli- ja aurinkosähkön aiheuttamiin haasteisiin nykyisille sähköjärjestelmille.

Lue koko Tekniikka & Talouden artikkeli "Konesaleista apua kulutusjoustoon - vara-akut ja upsit säätämään taajuutta" täältä

Helsingin Sanomat 9.1.2017

Helsingin Sanomat haastattelivat pilottiasiakas Tapio Halmelaa, jonka omakotitalon lämminvesivaraaja osallistuu öisin virtuaalivoimalaitoksen kysyntäjoustoon. 

Lue koko Helsingin Sanomien artikkeli "Lämminvesivaraajat osallistuvat säätöön ihan tasavertaisesti voimaloiden rinnalla" täältä

YLE 9.3.2016

Yle uutisoi Fortumin tiettävästi maailman ensimmäisestä pilotista, jossa yksityisasiakkaat saivat osallistua sähkön säätömarkkinoille.

Lue koko Ylen artikkeli "Fortum valjasti eturintamassa 70 kotia sähkönkulutuksen hienosäätöön – maailmalla valtavat markkinat" täältä

Spring articles in English

DatacenterDynamics 3.10.2017

DatacenterDynamics tells how grid capacity issues can be solved while creating new revenue streams in their article: 

"Eaton, Fortum plan to use UPS systems to support power grids" found here

 

Spring articles in Swedish and Norwegian

Ny Teknik 31.1.2017

Andelen sol-, vind- och vågkraft ökar i elsystemet. För att tillförsel och förbrukning ska balansera varandra i varje ögonblick behöver vi i framtiden kunna styra förbrukningen eftersom vi till exempel inte kan bestämma hur mycket det blåser.

Läs mera i Ny Teknik "Frivillig styrning ska göra elsystemet flexibelt" här