Raasakka is a 64MW hydro power project. It is located on Iijoki river/basin in Northern Ostrobothnia, 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 currently owned by Pohjolan Voima with a stake of 100%.

The net head of the project is 21m. Raasakka underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1997, 2018-2019. The project generated 230 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1971.

Contractors involved

Oy Tampella was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 23 MVA.

Caverion is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project, commencing from the year 2013.

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