Nordic Energy Research Forum 2021 took place on the 14th and 21st of September as an online event streamed from Helsinki. The forum is to showcase state-of-the-art energy research collaboration in the Nordic countries. 

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The purpose of the Forum is to address challenges and opportunities within energy and energy research cooperation and thereby help to ensure that the Nordic countries remain the world’s most sustainable and integrated region (Nordic Council of Ministers’ Vision for 2030).

The Forum gathers Nordic stakeholders in the field of energy and climate research, as well as a stakeholders from the energy sector (research, analysis, industry and business). The winners of the Nordic Energy Challenge will also be presented and awarded during the Forum.

Nordic Energy Research Forum 2021 will be streamed from Helsinki through our homepage, Facebook and Youtube.  

See the preliminary program below – the program is continuously updated.

  • Day 1 – the 14th of September
    • 10.00 – 10.15: Opening session:
      Klaus Skytte – CEO, Nordic Energy Research 
      Mika Lintilä – Minister of Economic Affairs, Finland
      Helena Sarén (Business Finland, Chair of Board of Nordic Energy Research) 

    • 10.15 – 11.15: Session 1:
      Smart Energy Systems: State-of-the-Art and Future Opportunities
      Jussi Matilainen, Fingrid  
      Anders Granum, Statnett  
      Robert Eriksson, Svenska Kraftnät 
      Henrik Thomsen, Energinet  
      Read more about session 1

    • 13.00 – 14.30: Session 2:
      Rise to the Challenge: Sustainable Transport 
      Maria Fiskerud, Project Manager for Nordic Network for Electric Aviation (NEA) 
      Lykke Mulvad Jeppesen, Head of Energy Economics, Ørsted  
      Svend Søyland, Senior Adviser, Nordic Energy Research 
      Read more about session 2

  • Day 2 – the 21st of September
    • 10.00 – 10.15: Opening session:
      Klaus Skytte – CEO, Nordic Energy Research
      Helena Sarén (Business Finland, Chair of Board of Nordic Energy Reseach) 
    • 10.15 – 11.10: Session 3:
      A Carbon Neutral Nordic Energy System 
      Markus Wråke, CEO, Energiforsk 
      Uwe Remme, Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency
      Read more about session 3

    • 11.20 – 12.15: Session 4:
      Sustainable Energy for All 
      Tanja Winther, Professor, University of Oslo 
      Julia Kirch Kirkegaard, Researcher, Technical University of Denmark
      Anders Tønnesen , CICERO, Center for International Climate Research  
      Read more about session 4