Wind Finland 2017
Beautiful surroundings and spectacular exhibitions
8:00 Bus from Helsinki Central Railway Station
8:30 Registration opens in Haltia
8:45 Coffee in the restaurant
9:20 First session:
11:40 Networking lunch at the restaurant
13:10 Second session:
14:30 Networking break at the exhibition hall
15:40 Third session:
17:00 Pre Cocktails at the exhibition hall
18:00 Bus to Helsinki
18:00 FWPA’s Members’ Evening
21:00 Bus to Helsinki
22:30 Bus to Helsinki
The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia’s address is Nuuksiontie 84, FI-02820 Espoo. Haltia is located roughly 30 kilometres from Helsinki city centre.
By seminar bus
Complimentary bus service for seminar guests operates between Central Railway Station and Haltia. Schedules to be announced soon.
When driving to Haltia, turn off the Turku highway (road no 1) to Nupurintie road (road number 110). At Nupuri turn north onto the Brobackantie road. The Brobackantie road then changes into the Nuuksiontie road, which you should follow until you reach Haltia. There are signs to The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia along the road.
By public transportation
You can also reach Haltia by first taking the train U, E or X to Espoo Centre and continuing with the bus 245/245A/245K to Nuuksionpää/Kattila that departs from Espoo Centre/ Espoo Train Station (plattform nr 32). Get off the bus at the Solvalla sports institute stop. From the bus stop, it is only a 30-metre walk to Haltia.
Within the City of Espoo, you can travel with the local city bus pass; on the lines crossing municipal boundaries in the metropolitan area, you will need a regional pass. The trip from Espoo Centre to Haltia takes roughly 25 minutes, and the trip from the centre of Helsinki to Haltia lasts roughly one hour. You will find time tables and connection maps at www.hsl.fi.
Address: Simonkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki
Phone: +358 9 68380
Seminar prices for 26.-27.10.2017:
Standard room for one 167 € / night
Standard room for two 187 € / night
Use reservation code TUU261017. Seminar prices available until 11th of October.
FWPA's Members' Night
FWPA’s legendary Members’ Night will be held at beautiful Haltia. Members’ night is perfect occasion to combine fun and networking. This year there will also be precocktails in magical Haltia Exhibition Hall, so people will have more time to mingle before dinner.
Official afterparty at “Kalle’s”. Free entrance with seminar ticket until 23.15 (cloakroom fee applies). Learn more: http://www.kaarle.fi.
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
Jason Staines, Entrepreneur, Aalto EE Helsinki, Living with Purpose – Calm, Courage and Self-Belief
Christopher Stanley, Independent 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 Paalatie, Finnish Wind Power Association, Market trends
Sanna Uski, VTT- Technical Research Centre of Finland
Grid Connection Requirements for Wind Power Today and in Near Future
Ville Vyyryläinen, Attorneys-at-Law Mäkitalo Rantanen
What are mankala corporations?
Aleksi Nordlund, Fortum Power and Heat Oy
Physical power market from wind owner´s perspective – Case: balance management
Sami Haapanala, RSC Finland Oy
Verified SODAR and LIDAR measurements speed up wind power development
Anni Mikkonen, Finnish Wind Power Association
Options for Future Support Mechanisms for Renewables in Finland
Session 2, Contract clinic
Aimo Halonen, Attorneys-at-Law Mäkitalo Rantanen
Contracts (in Finnish)
Session 3, Communications clinic
Minna Haapsaari, Viestintä 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.