Forus is planning a solar park in Laviassuo, Heinola

The power plant would produce approximately 50 gigawatt-hours of renewable electricity annually. This would be equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of 25,000 apartment units.

The construction work for the power plant is anticipated to commence in the years 2025-2026.

General information

Forus Ltd is planning a solar power park in the Laviassuo area of Heinola. The project area covers approximately 75 hectares, with an estimated annual production of about 50 GWh for the solar power plant.

The aim is to develop solar power in the most responsible manner. This involves continuous consideration of biodiversity and advancing carbon neutrality goals. The project's funding, technical planning, and construction are overseen by the Finnish project company of the Danish Better Energy. The company will also remain the owner of the power plant and be responsible for electricity production and sales.


Laviassuo is located in the city of Heinola in Vierumäki, in the Päijät-Häme region. 

The solar park will be connected to the national grid through a 110 kV voltage level power line located near the project area.


  • Ecological surveys will be conducted during the year 2023
  • Forus Ltd is planning to build a solar power plant in the area
  • A public event regarding the project was held on November 22, 2023, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Vierumäki Hunting Lodge (Päivämäentie, 19110 Heinola)

Schedule for the project

  • Planning requirement decision 2024
  • Construction 2025-2026

News about project


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Arto Ylönen

Project manager
+358 40 648 1833

Christian Kumpula

Project manager
+358 50 306 6053