Metsähallitus Annual and Responsibility Report 2021 - We create added value for nature, people and society

Wind Power

Korsnäs Offshore Wind Farm project would bring billions in tax revenue and accelerate the green transition

According to a report commissioned by Metsähallitus, the Korsnäs Offshore Wind Farm would bring billions in tax benefits to the Finnish population and employ thousands of people during its lifecycle.
– The offshore wind farm would significantly increase Finnish green energy production at the end of the current decade, said Juha S. Niemelä, Director General of Metsähallitus at the opening ceremony of the Korsnäs office on Monday 14 March 2022.

Forestry

Metsähallitus paid contractors over half a million euros as a bonus for high-quality work

Metsähallitus has for several years used quality bonuses to encourage its contractors to do a good job. Rather than having its own machinery, Metsähallitus outsources all contracting services to entrepreneurs in the sector through competitive tendering.