Ala-Utos Hydropower Plant

The Ala-Utos hydropower plant, completed in 1957, is located in Utajärvi. The power plant is the smallest in the Oulujoki water system and utilises the elevation difference of two water channels. The output of the power plant is 1 MW and the head is about 6 meters. One Francis turbine. Average annual production covers the annual electricity use of about 70 households with electric heat.

Ala-Utos hydropower plant