Current information about Karahka Wind farm
Project area of Karahka wind farm is located in Northern Ostrobothnia, in the municipality of Oulainen. Site is situated around five kilometres to north from the centre of Oulainen. Wind farm is planned in approximately 2300 hectares area pointed in Northern Ostrobothnia’s 3rd phase regional land use plan.
Project area consists of at most 25 wind turbines with total generation capacity of about 150 MW. It is planned to use Fingrid’s Keskikylä / Valkeus substation as a grid connection point.
Wind power local master plan and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will be executed as a joint procedure.
2014 Commencement of wind farm planning 2015-2017 Nature and environmental surveys 2017 Zoning agreement with municipality of Oulainen 2018 Approval of Northern Ostrobothnia’s 3rd phase regional land use plan 2019-2021 Local master plan and environmental impact assessment (EIA) 2021 Building permits 2022 Commencement of construction 2024 Commercial commissioning of wind farm