Utanen is a 58MW hydro power project. It is located on Oulujoki 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 1957. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Fortum with a stake of 100%.

The gross head of the project is 15.7m. Utanen underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2020. The project generated 255 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1957.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Oy Tampella and Power Machines.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Koncar Generators and Motors.

Caverion is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.

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