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Event Preview: Finnish Energy Day 2022

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Simon White
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September 12th, 2022

Montel Energy Day season continues with our next event - Finnish Energy Day taking place in Helsinki on September 29. Scroll down to learn more about each of the presentations from our Finnish market experts and sign up to attend!


Session 1: Power in focus


Will Finland have enough electricity this winter?

Jukka Ruusunen, Fingrid

13:10 - 13:35

President and CEO of the Finnish Transmission System Operator, Jukka Ruusunen will open FED 2022 with a session considering the state of play in the local energy market. Is Finland sufficiently well-resourced to meet energy demand after stopping imports from Russia or could there be issues as winter bites?


Nordic/Finnish Power Price Outlook

Olav Botnen, Volue

13:35 - 14:00

Join session two, led by Olav Botnen, Senior Analyst at Volue Insight for a deeper look into the power prices we can expect in both the Finnish and Nordic regions in the coming months & years. Assessing the relationship between the Finnish and neighbouring power markets, this presentation will help you to understand the range of drivers behind power prices in these areas. Some simulations results will be shared to illustrate the expectations for power prices, including a span of outcomes.


New power supply coming online, but will it provide what the system needs?

Anni Mikkonen, Finnish Wind Energy Association (pictured)
Lari Järvenpää, Fortum

14:00 - 14:30

With the current energy situation across Europe making it clear that all countries need to develop more renewable generation to reduce their reliance on Russian gas, Anni Mikkonen, CEO at the Finnish Wind Energy Association and Lari Järvenpää, Head of Market Intelligence at Fortum will be assessing whether the new types of generation coming online are what Finland needs to create a reliable and resilient energy system.


Session 2: Gas and the energy crisis


European gas crisis update

Trevor Sikorski, Energy Aspects

15:00 - 15:25

With no European energy markets immune to Europe’s gas crisis, understand the latest developments on the issue, the main drivers behind the record breaking price levels and how Europe will get through this winter and the coming years in this update from Trevor Sikorski, Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research at Energy Aspects.


Implications for Finnish, Baltic gas markets

Jouni Liimatta, Gasum

15:25 - 15:45

Following on from our gas update session, Jouni Liimatta, Head of Trading and Optimising at Gasum will be breaking down the impacts that limited gas flows from Europe's largest producer is having on Baltic and Finnish gas markets. Whilst Nordstream 1 may take a lot of the traditional focus, what is the situation for countries that receive gas via other channels?


Session 3: Green markets and the future


PPA market developments

Mats Larsson, Axpo

16:00 - 16:20

Looking ahead to the future of energy markets, Mats Larsson, Senior Originator at Axpo will be joining us to discuss the current view of Power Purchase Agreements. With end users wanting to insulate themselves from wholesale market risks, could PPAs be a new method for energy intensive industries to hedge their market risk and prove their green credentials?


EU ETS amid reforms

Outi Haanperä, Sitra

Finnish Energy Day 2022 concludes with Outi Haanperä, Project director, Sustainability solutions for the Economy at Sitra taking a look at the EU ETS as energy markets undergo reform in response to price shocks. Is the EU ETS fit for purpose, does it drive the right kinds of behaviour and are allowances being valued at suitable levels to drive change?

Ready for FED 2022? See you in Helsinki!