Melon is a 68MW hydro power project. It is located on Kokemaenjoki river/basin in Pirkanmaa, Finland. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1971. Buy the profile here.


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.

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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). The company also purchases electricity from the Nordic market. The company’s primary target markets are the forest industry, energy companies, cities, metal, and chemical industries, among others. Pohjolan is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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