Program

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FUTURE ENERGY SOLUTIONS 2024
“Accelerating the Green Transition”

Tuesday, September 10

09:00 Registration opens

10:00 Welcome Session

  • Welcome Words
  • Keynote: Preconditions for a sustainable energy system and the role of hydrogen for Finland’s economy – Jukka Leskelä, Finnish Energy
  • Navigating the complex landscape: EU Energy Regulations and Sustainability – Eero Ailio, European Commission
  • How to accelerate green growth: with a stick or a carrot? – Kati Ruohomäki, Confederation of Finnish Industries
  • Wrap-up and discussion

12:00 Lunch and Networking

13:00 Renewable Energy Solutions

  • Transition to cleaner energy sources: Finland’s Onshore Windfarms Toni Sulameri, Hyötytuuli
  • Sustainable solar project developlemt Arto Ylönen, Forus
  • Community solar initiatives – Marcus Stenstrand, Better Energy
  • Solar and Wind: the perfect combination for Finland to make a difference Heidi Laurila, Myrsky Energia

14:45 Coffee and Networking

15:15 It’s All About Hydrogen Opportunities and Future Scenarios for Finland

  • Opening of the session Mari Tuomaala, LUT University
  • New digital forms of cross-secoral collaboration: Case fast expert teams & P2X investments – Kirsimarja Blomqvist
  • Power to X Technology Jero Ahola, LUT University

17:00 Closing the Day 1

20:00 Evening Program

Wednesday, September 11

09:00 Energy Markets: Energy Efficiency and Data Solutions

  • Opening of the Second Day
  • Envisioning the Future Jukka Ruusunen, LUT
  • Utilizing waste heat from renewable hydrogen production in the district heating network Altti Meriläinen, LUT
  • Case Stora Enso: Waste heat for energy production Vesa-Pekka Vainikka, Imatran Lämpö

Future Electrified Mobile Work Machines

  • Future Electrified Mobile Work Machines: The Big Picture Harri Nieminen, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland

11:00 Lunch and Networking

11:45 Electric Mobility

13:15 Closing the Conference

13:30 Coffee and Networking