Vanttauskoski is a 95MW 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 1967. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Kemijoki.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 45 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 22m and 17m respectively. Vanttauskoski underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2010-2011. The project generated 447.5 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 47.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project commenced construction in 1967.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50 MVA.

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