Vaskiluoto power station

From Global Energy Monitor

Vaskiluoto power station is a coal- and oil-fired power station in Österbotten, Finland. A 238-megawatt (MW) unit is coal-fired.


The undated satellite below shows the plant in Vaasa.

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The power plant originally consisted of a 38 MW unit commissioned in 1958 that is now retired. The existing power station is made up of two units: a 160 MW unit 1 that runs on fuel oil, and a 238 MW unit 2 that runs on coal. The coal unit was commissioned in 1981.[1]

Project Details of coal unit

  • Sponsor: Vaskiluodon Voima Oy
  • Parent company: Vaskiluodon Voima
  • Developer:
  • Location: Vaasa (Vasa), Österbotten (Pohjanmaa), Finland
  • Coordinates: 63.09151, 21.552176 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 238 MW
  • Start date: 1981
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles


  1. "Coal-Fired Plants in Finland," Industcards, accessed April 2016

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