Hydro capacity accounted for 16.7% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData, with total recorded hydro capacity of 1,357GW. This is expected to contribute 12.6% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 1,555GW. Of the total global hydro capacity, 0.24% is in Finland. Listed below are the five largest upcoming hydro power plants by capacity in Finland, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global hydro power segment. Buy the latest hydro power plant profiles here.
The Pyhasalmi is a 75MW hydro power project located in Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. The project is currently in permitting stage. The project is expected to enter commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.
Sierila is a 44MW hydro power project in Lapland, Finland. Kemijoki is developing this project. The project is expected to come online by 2026. The project is currently in permitting stage. It is owned by Kemijoki. Buy the profile here.
The 8.40MW Kuhankoski is located in Central Finland, Finland. It is owned by Koskienergia. The hydro project is currently in partially active stage. Koskienergia is developing this project. Buy the profile here.
4. Siikakoshi SHP
The Siikakoshi SHP is a 2.60MW hydro power project. It is planned in Kymenlaakso, Finland. The project is currently in partially active stage. It will be developed by KSS Energia. KSS Energia is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
The 2MW hydro project, Laurinvirta is expected to get commissioned by 2027. It is being developed by Laurinvirta. The project is currently in permitting stage. City of Joensuu; Pohjois-Karjalan Sahko is the owner of the project. Buy the profile here.
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