Ossauskoski is a 124MW hydro power project. It is located on Kemijoki river/basin in Lapland, Finland. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project commenced construction in 1961.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 124 124 Active Lapland, Finland


The project is currently owned by Kemijoki.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 49.5 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 15m. Ossauskoski underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2007-08. The project generated 501 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 1961.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 41.3MW nameplate capacity.


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