Service purchasing in electricity distribution network sector

Satu Viljainen*, Kaisa Tahvanainen, Anna Aminoff, Petri Trygg, Ilmari Lappeteläinen, Pertti Järventausta, Jarmo Partanen

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This paper focuses on process of service purchasing in the electricity distribution network sector in Finland. In particular, the emphasis is on the initial stage of the process, and its significance to the success of using the service option. The results presented in the paper are based on analyzing requisites for achieving satisfactory outcomes when purchasing network-related operations as services instead of doing them in-house.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication20th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED 2009)
Publication date27.11.2009
Edition550 CP
ISBN (Print)9781849191265
Publication statusPublished - 27.11.2009
MoE publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
Event20th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, CIRED 2009 - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 08.06.200911.06.2009


  • 512 Business and Management
  • distribution networks
  • power system management
  • outsourcing


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