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January 18, 2022

Melon, Finland

By Carmen

Melon is a 68MW hydro power project. It is located on Kokemaenjoki river/basin in Pirkanmaa, Finland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1971.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 68 68 Active Pirkanmaa, Finland Pohjolan Voima


The project is developed and owned by Pohjolan Voima. The company has a stake of 100%.

The gross head of the project is 19.7m. Melon underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1999; 2014-2015.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1971.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 45 MVA.

About Pohjolan Voima

Pohjolan Voima Oy (Pohjolan) is a producer and supplier of electricity and heat. It designs, builds, owns, operates, maintains and decommissions power plants. The company generates electricity from various sources of energy such as nuclear, hydro, district heat, condensing power and combined heat and power (CHP). It also purchases electricity from Nordic market. The company’s primary target markets are forest industry, energy companies, cities, metal, and chemical industries, among others. Pohjolan is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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