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 26 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.



  • Project information

    Commencement of construction 2021
    Commencement of production 2022
    Quantity of turbines max 26
    Total Capacity approx. 150 MW
    Total height max 250 m
  • Time schedule

    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
    2019-2020 Local master plan and environmental impact assessment (EIA)
    2020 Building permits
    2021 Commencement of construction
    2022 Commercial commissioning of wind farm
  • Map

    VSB Gruppe - Puutionsaari Finnland

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