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.
Check related events earlier:
- Smart Energy Talks 11.4.2018: How to decarbonize city district heating networks?
- Seminar 26.4.2018: How to manage the seasonality in the renewable energy system during the cold winter weeks? – and how can Finland benefit from developing smart energy solutions?