Karahka, Oulainen

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 147,5 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. The local master plan and building permits gained legal force in January 2022. 



Project information

Commencement of construction 2022
Commencement of production 2024
Quantity of turbines 25
Total Capacity approx. 147,5 MW
Total height max 250 m

Time schedule

2016 Commencement of wind farm planning
2016-2017 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)
2022 Building permits
2022 Commencement of construction
2024 Commercial commissioning of wind farm


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