Electricity companies in Finland

Electricity companies

In Finland, electrical energy is bought from electricity companies. In order to get electricity to an apartment or house, you need to make a contract with the electricity company. electricity contract. The electricity company is responsible for billing the customer according to the use of electricity. The price charged by the electricity company depends on what is agreed in the electricity contract.

Today, you can buy electricity in Finland from any domestic electricity company. Many people still live under the impression that electricity must always be bought from a local company. However, this is not the case for electricity - you can sign an electricity contract with any Finnish electricity company. The electricity market opened up in Finland in 1998.

However, electricity transmission is always paid for according to the local company's transmission tariffs. Transmission companies are responsible for ensuring that electricity is always available and that power cuts do not cause major inconvenience.

Electricity companies in Finland - dozens of options for buying electricity

As electricity can be purchased from any electricity company in Finland, consumers can choose their electricity company and electricity contract from dozens of different options. The price of electricity varies between different types of contracts and between different companies, and it is always worth comparing and competing between electricity companies before signing an electricity contract. Companies selling electricity compete fiercely for customers, which means that it is often possible to make substantial savings on electricity bills by comparing electricity companies. At best, a cheap contract can mean savings of hundreds of euros a year. So it's worth choosing your energy company carefully.

Transmission companies - no possibility of competitive tendering

While it is possible to compete between electricity companies for electricity energy, the same cannot be done for electricity transmission. The electricity company - i.e. the energy company - is usually only responsible for selling electricity, while a separate transmission company is responsible for transmitting electricity. In Finland, transmission companies are always determined by the area of residence, so the only way to change transmission company is to change the area of residence.

Choosing an electricity company

Choosing your electricity company carefully, as committing to an overpriced fixed-term contract can be costly in the long run, especially if you live in an electrically heated detached house. But there are other differences between electricity companies besides price. The best electricity company varies according to the use and need. There are a few things to consider when choosing an electricity company - here are the most important ones.

Electricity price

The price of electricity is of course one of the most important criteria when comparing electricity companies. The price of electricity often varies quite a lot between the different companies selling electricity, and choosing the first contract that comes along can mean losing hundreds of euros a year.

Electricity contract - duration and type

Apart from the price of electricity, another really important factor in choosing an electricity company is the type of electricity contract. Electricity companies usually offer many different types of electricity contracts, and it can be difficult for the uninitiated to choose the right one.

Customer service and experience

Before choosing an electricity company, it is also worth assessing the customer service and experience of the company. There have been some companies on the market in recent years with questionable practices, including the resale of electricity contracts. Usually a quick Google on the subject will tell you what kind of company it is.

The way energy is produced

Electricity companies vary somewhat depending on the type of energy production. In Finland, there are electricity companies that only produce and supply energy from renewable energy sources. However, the situation is not the same for all companies.

Electricity companies and their energy production and service descriptions are supervised in Finland by the Finnish Energy Agency. The Energy Agency monitors the practices of electricity companies and that the true origin of electricity corresponds to the description provided by the electricity companies.

Finnish electricity companies

Most of the Finnish electricity companies are listed below. An effort has been made to include all domestic companies selling electricity, but there may be some gaps.

Äänekosken Energia Oy

Alajärven Sähkö Oy

Ekosähkö Oy

Enefit Oy

Energy 247

Esse Elektro-Kraft Ab

Fi-Nergy Voima Oy

Forssan Energia Oy


GNP Energy

Haminan Energia Oy

Helen Oy

Herrfors Oy Ab

Iin Energia Oy


Ilovirta (discontinued)

Imatran Seudun Sähkö Oy

Jylhän Sähköosuuskunta

Karhu Voima Oy

Keravan Energia Oy

Keuruun Sähkö Oy

Koillis-Satakunnan Sähkö Oy

Kokemäen Sähkö Oy

Kokkolan Energia Oy

Korpelan Energia Oy

Kotimaan Energia Oy

Köyliön-Säkylän Sähkö Oy

Kronoby Elverk / Kruunupyyn Sähkölaitos

KSS Energia Oy

Kuoreveden Sähkö Oy

Kymenlaakson Sähkö Oy

Lahti Energia Oy

Lammaisten Energia Oy

Lankosken Sähkö Oy

Lännen Omavoima Oy

Lappeenrannan Energia Oy

Lehtimäen Sähkö Oy



Loiste Sähkönmyynti Oy

Lumme Energia

Lumo Energia Oyj

Naantalin Energia Oyj

Nivos Energia Oy

Nordic Green Energy

Nurmijärven Sähkö Oy

Nykarleby Kraftverk Ab

Oomi Oy

Oulun Sähkönmyynti Oy

Oulun Seudun Sähkö

Outokummun Energia Oy

Paneliankosken Voima Oy

Parikkalan Valo Oy

Pohjois-Karjalan Sähkö Oy

Pori Energia Oy

Porvoon Energia Oy

Raseborgs Energi Ab - Raaseporin Energia Oy

Sallila Energia Oy

Seinäjoen Energia Oy

Sipoon Energia Oy

Tampereen Sähkölaitos Oy

Turku Energia Oy

Vaasan Sähkö Oy

Valkeakosken Energia Oy

Vantaan Energia

Väre Oy

Vatajankosken Sähkö Oy

Vattenfall Oy

Vetelin Energia Oy

Vihreä Älyenergia

Vimpelin Voima Oy

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