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.
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.