Aalto Energy Platform

Energy meets information, materials and society

The Aalto University Energy Platform initiates and coordinates multi- and interdisciplinary research that supports synergy within the field of sustainable energy solutions. Energy Platform works to facilitate and strengthen both industry-academia collaboration and internal cooperation within the university. The platform organises and gathers energy-related research and activities.

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Energy News

Ilmakuva Väreestä ja Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Taivas upean punakeltainen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mika Huisman
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Wider introduction of renewable energy is possible also in Finland

The dismantling of obstacles to decentralised energy should continue.
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Nine new Academy Projects to Aalto

The total funding granted by the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Biosciences, Health and the Environment and Research Council for Culture and Society is 3.3 million euros.
Professor Mari Lundström Aalto University
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Small Finland is a big player in the circular economy of metals

Finland was chosen to lead the strategic planning for battery recycling in Europe. Two key reasons for this achievement are the high-level research carried out in Finland and the close cooperation within the sector.
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Strategic Plan on Batteries to support the clean energy transition in Europe

The European Commission has identified batteries as a strategic value chain.

Energy Events

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Lectures and seminars

Delivering a Carbon-Free Nordic Energy System in 2050

Outcomes of the Flex4RES Nordic flagship project
Aalto EIT Services
Conferences and workshops

4th Expert Forum Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility: Electrification and Lightweight Design

The Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility.
Registration Deadline - 15 Sept 2019

Energy in Aalto

Many departments in Aalto University have a long tradition of research and teaching in the field of energy. We have about 25 professors who are solely focused on energy research, and they obtain more than ten million euros in research funding annually. Every year, over 80 Masters and a dozen Doctors graduate in the field of energy. Additionally, more than 30 professors are strongly contributing in the field.

Research Areas

  • Sustainable energy production
  • Energy storage conversion
  • Power engineering
  • Energy in built environment
  • Energy systems and resource economics

 

 

Study Programmes and Networks

Joined Energy Education Programs.

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Seed funding enabled new approaches in renewable energy research

Seed funding is a stepping stone to cooperation with other research groups, and a great channel to test your ideas.

Tanja Kallio

Energy Platform Manager

Sam Cross

Sam Cross

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Manager, Aalto Energy Platform

Team

Glen Forde

Glen Forde

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems
Designer

Energy Platform Board

Yrjö Neuvo

Research and Innovation Services
Reseach Director, Professor
Matti Liski

Matti Liski

Department of Economics
Professor
Ville Alopaeus

Ville Alopaeus

Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
Professor
Jukka Manner

Jukka Manner

Department of Communications and Networking
Professor
Kari Tammi

Kari Tammi

Engineering Design
Associate Professor
Mathias Groth

Mathias Groth

Department of Applied Physics
Professor
Jouni Juntunen

Jouni Juntunen

Department of Management Studies
Professor of Practice
Tanja Kallio

Tanja Kallio

Department of Chemistry and Materials Science
Professor (Associate Professor)
Matti Lehtonen

Matti Lehtonen

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
Professor
Martti Larmi

Martti Larmi

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor
Janne Halme

Janne Halme

Department of Applied Physics
University Lecturer
Anouar Belahcen

Anouar Belahcen

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
Professor (Associate Professor)
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