Lestijarvi I is a 455.4MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Central Ostrobothnia, Finland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by YIT. Kymppivoima, Oulun Energia and Kuopion Energia are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 65%, 25% and 10% respectively.

The project is expected to generate 1,300,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 280,000 households. The project cost is expected to be around $737.321m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Contractors involved

OX2 is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 69 units of SG 6.6-170 turbines, each with 6.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 35 years.

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About YIT

YIT Corp (YIT) is a provider of construction and development company. It offers residential construction, business premises construction, infrastructure construction, property development and renovation services. The company’s constructions include apartments, residential areas, social infrastructure, schools and daycare centers, metro stations, shopping centers, harbours and parking facilities, railways, roads, bridges, water supply, industrial and power plants. It also offers maintenance and services; excavation and soil reinforce services of tunnels and mines. YIT also finance and partial ownership of properties and projects with partners. It serves to industrial and public sectors, residential construction, and road maintenance projects. The company has operations in Finland, Russia, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland. YIT is headquartered in Helsinki, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland.


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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.