Smart Energy Talks 8.5.2018: Can open district heating markets facilitate the transition towards zero carbon cities in Finland?
Time: Tuesday 8 May 2018, 16:00-18:30
Place: Aalto University School of Business, Arkadia Building, Lapuankatu 2, 00100 Helsinki, Finland, lecture hall OP E-107
16:00-16:10 Intro: Transition Arena proposed the opening of the district heating markets, why and how?
Stakeholder Relations Director Karoliina Auvinen, Smart Energy Transition project, Aalto University
16.10-16:35 District heating market models
Senior Scientist Pekka Tuominen, VTT
+ questions & answers
16:45-18.00 Case examples and comments (+ questions & answers after every presentation):
- New heat services and products – challenge or opportunity for district heating networks?
Sales Director Pasi Eskelin, St1 Lähienergia
- Experiences from Lund, Sweden: Responsible, Renewable, Recyclable – how neutron beams cracked open a heating monopoly for greater sustainability?
Co-Founder Thomas Parker, WA3RM AB (via Skype)
- Making the district-heat networks two-way
Vice President Mikael Lemström, Heating & Cooling, Fortum City Solutions
Moderator: Professor Eva Heiskanen, University of Helsinki
This open lecture and discussion event was organized by the Smart Energy Transition project funded by the Strategic Research Council of Finland.
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