CORRECTION OF ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION FI

Fortum Corporation        STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT
                           1 August 2003 at 2.10 p.m.     1 (1)

CORRECTION OF ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION FIGURES

In its Interim Report 1-6/2003 Fortum reported a reduction of
electricity consumption by 2% in the Nordic countries and by 4% in
Finland in the second quarter compared to the corresponding period
last year. Actually the Nordic consumption stayed flat, 85.7
(85.9) TWh and the Finnish consumption increased by 4%.

All other reported consumption figures as well as data regarding
Fortum´s market shares and sales volumes are correct.



Fortum Corporation

Carola Teir-Lehtinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications



Distribution:
Helsinki Exchanges
www.fortum.com






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FortumFortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 8,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India. In 2019, our sales were EUR 5.4 billion and 59% of our electricity generation was CO2 free. Fortum's share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.fortum.com

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