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August 31, 2021

Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line, Finland

By Carmen

Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 79km from Hirvisuo, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, to Kalajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.

Construction works on the Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2016.


The Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Fingrid. The Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line is an upgrade line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line project development status

The development of the Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line project was approved by Energy Authority, Finland in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2016.

Contractors involved

Empower was appointed by Fingrid to supply the cables for executing the 400kV Hirvisuo – Kalajoki Line.

About Fingrid

Fingrid Oyj (Fingrid), is an electricity transmission operator that plans and monitors operation of Finnish electricity transmission system. It transmits electricity through transmission lines, substations, HVDC connections and reserve power plants. Fingrid also offers connecting consumption and production to the main grid, transmission system security, power trade and imbalance settlement, functioning electricity markets, the production and electricity market information exchange, and origin certificates guarantee services.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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