Current information about Puutionsaari Wind farm
Project area of Puutionsaari wind farm is located in Northern Ostrobothnia, in the municipality of Haapavesi. It is situated around eleven kilometres to west from the centre of Haapavesi. Wind farm is planned in approximately 3300 hectares area pointed in Northern Ostrobothnia’s 3rd phase regional land use plan.
Project area consists of at most 43-49 wind turbines with total generation capacity of at least 250 MW. It is planned to use Fingrid’s Uusnivala substation as a grid connection point.
Wind power local master plan and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will be executed as a joint procedure.
2016 Commencement of wind farm planning 2016 Zoning agreement with municipality of Haapavesi 2017 Nature and environmental surveys 2018 Approval of Northern Ostrobothnia’s 3rd phase regional land use plan 2019 Nature and environmental surveys 2019-2021 Local master plan and environmental impact assessment (EIA) 2021 Building permits 2023 Commencement of construction 2025 Commercial commissioning of wind farm