Juurakko, Kalajoki

Current information about Juurakko wind farm

Juurakko wind farm is located in Northern Ostrobothnia, in the municipality of Kalajoki. It is situated around ten kilometres to northeast from the centre of Kalajoki. Juurakko area is about 250 hectares and it is owned by private land owners.

Juurakko wind farm consists of 7 wind turbines with total generation capacity of at most 40 MW. Fingrid’s Jylkkä substation is used as a grid connection point. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) was not required for project area. The municipality of Kalajoki granted an environmental permit for the project.

Commancement of construction was in 2020 and commercial commissioning of Juurakko wind farm was in November 2022.

Project information

Quantity of turbines 7
Total Capacity max. 40 MW
Total height 230 m
Commencement of construction 2020
Commencement of production 2022

Time schedule

2013 Commencement of wind farm planning
2013–2015 Nature and environmental surveys
2015 Local master plan and environmental impact assessment (EIA)
2017 Building permits
2020 Commencement of construction
2022 Commercial commissioning of wind farm


VSB Gruppe - Juurakko Finnland

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