Pirttikoski is a 152MW 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 1956.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 152 152 Active Lapland, Finland


The project is currently owned by Kemijoki.

The net head of the project is 26m. Pirttikoski underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2009-2010. The project generated 581 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project commenced construction in 1956.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 76MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 70 MVA.


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