Gas Exchange 1: Opening the Finnish Gas Market

The Vaasa Gas Exchange 2020 seminar will highlight fascinating topics of the gas industry from international, national and regional level. The audience will hear the first experiences about opening the Finnish gas market on January 1st, 2020 – one of the most important changes in its history. One topic of the seminar is biogas and the potential in reduction of emissions and mobilising of renewable energies as business and regional wellbeing. The seminar will also discuss the prospects of present status and future possibilities of the power-to-gas technologies.

Seminar will be held in 3 sessions. The topics for the sessions are: (session 1, 10:00-11:15) Opening the Finnish Gas Market, (session 2, 12:00-13:15) Biogas in Finland – Today and in the Future and (session 3, 14:00-15:15) Using New Fuels, Technologies and Applications.

Chamber music hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Thursday 19 March
10:00 - 11:15
Free of Charge

Registration

Vaasa Gas Exchange exhibitors

Over 90 exhibitors have registered for 2020

Invitation to the event

The biggest networking event for the gas industry in the Nordics

Opening the Finnish Gas Market

Moderator

Dr. Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino
Project Manager
VEBIC, University of Vaasa

10.00-10.15 The Finnish Gas Market Successfully Opened – What are the Future Steps?

Arto Rajala
Ministerial Counsellor, Energy Department (Energy Market Division)
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment in Finland

10.15-10.30 Open Finnish Gas Market – First Months of a Platform to Carbon Neutrality

Olli Sipilä
CEO
Gasgrid Finland Oy

10.30-10.45 Experience from Finnish Gas Market Opening and Way Forward

Kalev Reiljan
Chairman of the Board
Elenger Oy

10.45-11:00 End-to-End Toolbox for Creating a Biomethane Refueling Station Network

Meelis Kuusberg
Board Member
Nordic Gas Solutions Ltd.

11.00-11:15 Panel Discussion, all speakers from session 1 will participate

For more information

Teemu Närvä

Project Manager, University of Vaasa
tel: +358 400 817 006

EnergyWeek 2020 schedule

  • 9 - 10
  • 10 - 11
  • 11 - 12
  • 12 - 13
  • 13 - 14
  • 14 - 15
  • 15 - 16
  • 16 - 17
  • 17 - 18
  • 18 - 19
Music hall
Opening of EnergyWeek

(09:20 - 10:30 )

Seminar 1: European Climate Objective: Policy and Market Development

(11:00 - 12:30 )

Seminar 2: Nordic Renewables: Objectives and case examples

(13:30 - 15:00 )

Art Hall
Circular Economy

(10:30 - 12:00 )

Energy Growth

(12:30 - 15:00 )

The Research Exhibition of Energy

(16:00 - 18:00 )

Mirror Hall
Exhibitor’s stage

(10:00 - 16:00 )

Meeting hall
Networking

(09:00 - 17:00 )

  • 9 - 10
  • 10 - 11
  • 11 - 12
  • 12 - 13
  • 13 - 14
  • 14 - 15
  • 15 - 16
  • 16 - 17
  • 17 - 18
  • 18 - 19
Wednesday 18 March
Music hall
Flexible Energy Solutions Seminar

(10:00 - 12:00 )

Smart Energy Innovation Dialogue

(12:00 - 13:30 )

Future Sustainable Factories Seminar

(14:30 - 16:10 )

Art Hall
Engine Technology Seminar

(09:00 - 12:00 )

Future Battery Solutions X GigaVaasa

(12:30 - 14:30 )

EnergySpin Forum & Innovation Awards

(14:45 - 18:00 )

Mirror Hall
Exhibitor’s stage

(10:00 - 16:00 )

Meeting hall
Networking

(09:00 - 17:00 )