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First speakers announced for Wind Finland 2019

First four speakers for Wind Finland 2019 have been confirmed. Theme for the day is new ground for wind power and so we hear speeches about grids, Scandinavian wind conditions, price of the profile risks and different scenarios for growth of wind power.

Confirmed speakers are:

Doctor of Technology Jukka Ruusunen has been Managing Director of Fingrid Oyj since 2007. Preceding his time at Fingrid, Ruusunen served as the Development Director at Fortum for 10 years. Prior to this, he worked at University of Technology and Helsinki School of Economics for 15 years during his early career. Ruusunen will tell us about grids as the core of energy system.

Dr. Irene Suomi is a research scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute. Her main fields of expertise are atmospheric turbulence and wind, with special focus on short-duration wind speed maxima, called wind gusts. She earned her PhD from the University of Helsinki in 2017, after which she was internationally acknowledged by an invitation to become a convener of a wind gust session in the Annual Meetings of the European Meteorological Society (EMS). During the past years, she has been actively working in research projects related to wind and turbulence in cold climates, including also Arctic and Antarctic meteorology. Currently, she is also the president of the Geophysical Society of Finland, and the delegate of the Finnish national committee of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP). Suomi will lead us to the winds of north – is it always windy somewhere?

Juha Turkki, M.Sc. (For.) has 20 years of experience in energy sector having been working in private and public sectors. His expertise covers long term power market analysis, energy and climate policy issues and profitability analysis of renewable technologies. Currently, he works at SKM Market Predictor in various power market related consultancy projects. Turkki´s speech will handle the price of profile risk.

Dr. Peter Lund is Professor in Advanced Energy Systems at Aalto University, Finland. He has 40 years of experience in renewable energy technologies and policies, working across disciplines and bridging sectors. Lund will tell us about different scenarios for growth of wind power.

Interesting speeches ahead and now is the perfect time to book you tickets from the Mid Summer Sale! Until 23rd of June for each seminar ticket you can get dinner card for only 50 euros (normal price 75 e)! Register now.

Peter Lund

Professor in Advanced Energy Systems at Aalto University

Irene Suomi

Research Scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute

Jukka Ruusunen

CEO of Fingrid Oyj

Juha Turkki

Senior Advisor at SKM Market Predictor as

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