Wind Finland 2017

on 26th of October in Nuuksio National Park

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Haltia - The Finnish Nature Centre

 Haltia is located in the Nuuksio National Park. Only 30 minutes drive from Helsinki gets visitor surrounded by the spectacular views of Nuuksio and Lake Pitkäjärvi. Free busses for seminar guests operates between Central Railway Station and Haltia.


More speakers will be announced later.


Leading Specialist in Renewable energy unit at Energy Authority of Finland

Auction Session


    CEO of Wind Europe

    Future of Wind Power in Europe


      Principal scientist at VTT

      Internet of Energy


        Research Professor at the Finnish Environment Institute and University of Oulu

        Demand response with large scale intermittent production




          Seminar venue

          Session I


          Networking Lunch

          Seminar venue

          Session II

          Networking area

          Networking Break

          Seminar venue

          Session III

          Networking area




          Main Partner


          Past seminars

          Wind Finland 2016 Program

          Wednesday 26th of October

          Jarno Limnéll: Cybersecurity – necessity and enabler

          Robert Speht: Support Schemes all around the world

          Anja Liukko: Finnish wind power sector is in between two phases

          Jan Hagen: Vestas perspectives on continued competitiveness in the Finnish market

          Andrew Garrad: The big picture – how is wind power doing in global framework?

          Valtteri Hongisto: Health effects caused by the infra-sound of wind turbines

          Hannele Holttinen: Energy transition, electricity market and wind power

          Leena Sivill: Renewable energy scenarios to 2050

          Interaction with Nordic seminars

          Wind Finland 2015 Program

          Thursday 29th of October

          Main stage

          Jason Staines, Entrepreneur, Aalto EE Helsinki, Living with Purpose – Calm, Courage and Self-Belief

          Christopher StanleyIndependent new blade quality Inspections: Why and how?

          Pasi Vainikka, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
          The worst ideas in energy future

          Anja Liukko, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
          Finland’s RES-target for 2030

          Valtteri Hongisto, TTL
          Perceptions of wind turbine noise around two Finnish wind farms

          VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Etha Wind & Puhuri Oy
          Estimating icing in Finnish climate conditions

          Sten Lillienau, Neas Energy
          Challenges and possibilities of handling more wind power in the power system – conclusions from Denmark

          Session 1, Insights of Finnish wind power market

          Heidi PaalatieFinnish Wind Power Association, Market trends

          Sanna UskiVTT- Technical Research Centre of Finland
          Grid Connection Requirements for Wind Power Today and in Near Future

          Ville VyyryläinenAttorneys-at-Law Mäkitalo Rantanen
          What are mankala corporations?

          Aleksi NordlundFortum Power and Heat Oy
          Physical power market from wind owner´s perspective – Case: balance management

          Sami HaapanalaRSC Finland Oy
          Verified SODAR and LIDAR measurements speed up wind power development

          Anni MikkonenFinnish Wind Power Association
          Options for Future Support Mechanisms for Renewables in Finland

          Session 2, Contract clinic

          Aimo HalonenAttorneys-at-Law Mäkitalo Rantanen
          Contracts (in Finnish)

          Session 3, Communications clinic

          Minna HaapsaariViestintä Haapsaari
          Communications (in Finnish)

          Wind Finland 2014 Program

          Insights to Finnish business culture – U.S. Ambassador to Finland, Mr. Bruce Oreck

          How is the wind land doing? – Anni Mikkonen, CEO, Finnish Wind Power Association

          Successful project development – Karoliina Joensuu, Section Head Wind Power, Pöyry Finland Oy

          Grids – How to get connected? – Petri Parviainen, Head of Grid Service Unit, Fingrid Oyj

          Minimizing uncertainty in arctic climate wind measurements – Juha Paldanius, Vaisala Oyj Networks

          Wind turbine sound – the hottest topic in Finland? – Mauno Aho, Project Manager, FCG Design and Engineering Oy

          Challenging modeling of wind profiles in Finnish conditions – Arne Gravdahl, Dr, CTO, WindSim A/S Etha Wind Oy

          Recent legal praxis and learning of cases from higher courts – Aimo Halonen, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Mäkitalo Rantanen & Co Oy

          Protecting the deal: Legal issues in successful Finnish wind projects – Andrew Cotton, Partner, Hammarström Puhakka Partners, Attorneys Ltd

          Feed-in tariff: Recent changes and outlook to 2030 – Anja Liukko, Counselor, Ministry of Employment and the Economy

          Investor experiences, comparison to other European markets – Ben Stafford, Associate Director, Private Equity/Infrastructure, Impax Asset Management

          Panel discussion and summary of the day
          Ms. Anni Mikkonen, CEO, Finnish Wind Power Association
          Ms. Karoliina Joensuu, Section Head Wind Power, Pöyry Finland Oy
          Mr. Aimo Halonen, Partner, Attorney-at-law, Mäkitalo Rantanen & Co Oy
          Ms. Anja Liukko, Ministry of Employment and the Economy
          Mr. Ben Stafford, Associate Director, Impax Asset Management Ltd.


          Saara Jalkanen
          Finnish Wind Power Association

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