Valajaskoski is a 101MW hydro power project. It is located on Kemijoki river/basin in Lapland, 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. The project commenced construction in 1957. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Kemijoki.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 100.1 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 11.5m. Valajaskoski underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2001-2003. The project generated 365.2 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 1957.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 33.7MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 30 MVA.

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