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.

Aalto Energy Efficiency / Image by Helén Marton

Energy News

Energian varastointi
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Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo
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Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
A fire in a fire place, photo by Aleksi Poutanen
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Academy Programme funding for research teams

The funded projects are linked from different perspectives on climate change.
Oniipa
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Researchers are importing electricity and internet connections to a Namibian village – required technology can be transported in a pickup

The initiative to be piloted on Independence Day seeks to aid the everyday lives of people in small communities while creating a framework for businesses.

Energy Events

Exergy image by Masanori Shukuya
Lectures and seminars

Building Energy Exergy: From Theory to Practice

A seminar on exergy in the built environment, with Dr. Masanori Shukuya. Details to follow.
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Conferences and workshops

MOSES 2021

MOSES (Modelling and Optimisation of Ship Energy Systems) is a biannual conference that aims to address the challenges in designing ship energy systems and how they operate.
Energy Teaching meets Industry - Energy Platform event. Photo by Glen Forde.

Event Archive

A selection of past events hosted by Energy Platform

Aalto Energy Platform

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

 

 

Energy Platform Manager

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