Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 296km from Petajavesi, Western Finland, Finland, to Pyhanselka, Western Finland, Finland.

The project, which is currently under construction, is expected to be commissioned in 2022.


Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Fingrid. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

The development of the Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line project has been approved by the Energy Authority, Finland.

Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line project development status

The construction works on the Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line project were commenced in 2020 and commissioning is expected in 2022.

Contractors involved

Elecnor was appointed by Fingrid to undertake the construction works on the Petajavesi – Pyhanselka Line project.

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.


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