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, 00100 Helsinki, Finland, lecture hall Valio E-341

Programme (under construction)

16:00-16:05 Intro: Transition Arena proposed the opening of the district heating markets, why and how?
Stakeholder Relations Director Karoliina Auvinen, Smar Energy Transition project, Aalto University

16.05-16:25 District heating market models
Senior Scientist Pekka Tuominen, VTT

16.25-16:35 Questions and answers

16:35-18.00 Case examples and comments:

  • Making the district-heat networks two-way
    Vice President Mikael Lemström, Heating & Cooling, Fortum City Solutions
  • Experiences from the open district heating network in Lund, Sweden
    Thomas Parker, WA3RM AB (via Skype)
  • New heat services and products – challenge or opportunity for district heat networks?
    CEO Kristian Savela or Sales Director Pasi Eskelin, St1 Lähienergia
  • How could the open district market function cost-efficiently?
    Chief Strategy Officer, Climate Finance Aleksi Lumijärvi, Greenstream Network Ltd

18:00-18:30 Discussion

Moderator: Professor Eva Heiskanen, Helsinki University

This open lecture and discussion event is organized by the Smart Energy Transition project funded by the Strategic Research Council of Finland.

Registration not needed. If you are interested to learn and discuss about smart energy solutions – welcome to join us!

Eating is allowed in the lecture hall, so feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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