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August 31, 2021

Kalajoki – Siikajoki Line, Finland

By Carmen

Kalajoki – Siikajoki Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 61km from Kalajoki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, to Siikajoki, North Ostrobothnia, Finland.

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

Description

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

Kalajoki – Siikajoki Line project development status

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

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Contractors involved

Eltel Networks was appointed by Fingrid to supply the cables for executing the 400kV Kalajoki – Siikajoki 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.

Methodology

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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