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Linnéa Nedar: Uppsala kommun

Linnéa Nedar is process manager for energy conversion in Uppsala municipality and works with both energy and power issues. Uppsala municipality aims to become fossil-free and renewable by 2030 and climate-positive by 2050. Within the COBEN project, Uppsala works to enable energy communities as a driving force for the transformation of the energy system.

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Daniel Kulin: Svensk vindenergi

Daniel Kulin is a strategic analyst at the interest organization Svensk vindenergi and has previously worked with market analyzes and strategies for several of the energy transition’s relevant techniques. At the Swedish Energy Agency, he worked in 2012-2018 with market descriptions for solar cells, batteries and wind power. Between 2018 and 2020, he worked with forecasts and policy issues for electric cars and technology for smart grids at Power Circle.

Back in the wind power industry, he notes how certain issues come up again and how wind power’s market development paves the way for solar energy and fast charging of electric vehicles both in terms of financing models with SPVs and long secure contracts, experience of environmental testing and through developed processes for connecting large parks. to regional networks. The energy conversion technologies are all parts of a new ecosystem and force a new market logic regarding both electricity production, electricity distribution, electricity use, regulation and taxation.

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Susanne Hedblom: CEO at Nuuka Sverige

Susanne will be co-speaking with Ville Julin, product manager at Nuuka Solutions. Togehter they will present insights and learnings from Nuuka’s ongoing Demand Response projects together with the city of Helsinki. The city’s ambitions, and concrete results, and challenges from the project. And what real estate owners should understand when thinking of having their existing portfolio becoming part of a future smart grid.

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Ville Julin: product manager at Nuuka Solutions

Ville will be co-speaking with Susanne Hedblom, CEO at Nuuka Sverige. Together they will present insights and learnings from Nuuka’s ongoing Demand Response projects together with the city of Helsinki. The city’s ambitions, and concrete results, and challenges from the project. And what real estate owners should understand when thinking of having their existing portfolio becoming part of a future smart grid. The presentation will be held in English.

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Martin Holsner: Nilar

Martin has been in the energy storage industry for more than ten years and has always focused on environmentally friendly solutions. That is one of the reasons why he now represents Nilar.

Nilar is the leading manufacturer of advanced Hydrid® batteries (NiMH) for energy storage. With manufacturing based on 100 percent renewable energy in the production facility in Gävle, Nilar is revolutionizing energy and power supply technology, as well as our next generation of highly automated manufacturing methods.

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Erik Wallnér: Solcellskollen

Erik is the CEO and co-founder of Solcellskollen. In 2015, Erik wrote his dissertation at Chalmers on barriers in the Swedish solar cell market, which laid the foundation for the work with Solcellskollen. Spends his days writing, podcasting, and, yes, talking about solar cells with users and suppliers at Solcellskollen.

Mats Karlström: Ferroamp Elektronik AB

Mats Karlström works as a business developer at Ferroamp Elektronik AB, a fast-growing company in cleantech that offers advanced energy and power optimization solutions for properties. The company works successfully with innovations, including the patented ACE – Adaptive Current Equalization. In recent years, the concept has been developed into a modular system based on a local DC nanogrid that enables a flexible integration of solar cells, energy storage, small-scale wind power and charging of electric vehicles. Mats is interested in the business of flexibility based on the company’s role in being the components in the house, which will then be integrated with the overarching business system. This and much more in the context of flexibility, Mats will talk about in the Great Hall – join us after lunch!

David Larsson: Solisten

David will talk about energy tax and grid fees – two important issues for more local renewable energy and smart energy sharing. He also discusses how the regulations can be developed. David runs the company Solisten.

Josefin Wangel: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet

Josefin Wangel is a researcher at the Department of City and Country at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). Josefin has a background in planning and policy analysis (KTH), and has, among other things, studied obstacles and driving forces for backbone network development in Sweden. Josefin is the project manager for the brand new project “Local solar communities – a path to strengthened energy democracy?” which starts in January 2021. The project examines the conditions for local solar communities to successfully produce and share electricity, and how local solar communities can contribute to a broader participation in the energy system’s development, operation and ownership. The project is a collaboration with Linköping University and is funded by the Swedish Energy Agency.

Joachim Lindborg: SUST

Joachim works at SUST when he does not run his own company Lindborg systems. He has many years of experience in the energy field and has in recent years participated in e.g. create flexibility projects such as KlokEl and VäxEl, where the ISGAN Award of Excellence was later awarded in 2018 – a bit like winning the World Cup Gold in the Smart Grid League! Suddenly, Zimbabweans, Koreans, Sudanese, Indians and many many more nationalities’ representatives came to Uppland’s energy network in Björklinge, Uppland to learn about smart electricity network solutions. Now he is interested in future ideas about how solar and storage – flexible and intermittent electricity network resources – can become even greater with the help of Energy Communities. How can we share power with each other in the future and what is really the limit for how many can share power with each other? Join the Energy Communities pass in the Great Hall!

Anna Werner: CEO of Svensk Solenergi

Svensk Solenergi is an industry association that, with approximately 260 professional members, represents the Swedish solar energy industry as well as several other players operating in the solar energy area.

Björn Berg: CEO of Ngenic

Ngenic is a driving force in the digitalisation of the energy sector, in terms of services to get production distribution and consumption of energy to work together to handle the transition to a renewable energy system. Above all, we work to make buildings flexible at the same time as we optimize energy. We call it Energy System Efficiency as a Service.

Lena af Geijerstam Unger: CEO of HEMAB

Lena has been CEO of HEMAB since 2017. Prior to that, she worked in senior positions in the forest industry and government. Educated civil engineer from Luleå once upon a time, who is driven by improving and building sustainable solutions for society and business. HEMAB is a wholly owned municipal company operating within Härnösand. We are responsible for the utilities water, sewage, cogeneration, electricity networks (country and city), recycling, broadband, produce biogas and have a biogas filling station, wind power, electricity charging and also electricity sales. We have expectations of contributing with innovative societal benefits, secure deliveries at a low cost and with high sustainability – ecologically, socially and economically. There are about 140 people working in the business and we have a turnover of about SEK 350 million

Lars Hedström: vice president and founder, Solkompaniet

Lars Hedström has worked with solar cells since the turn of the century and is one of Sweden’s most experienced solar cell contractors. He is one of the founders of Solkompaniet, the company that has been the market leader in solar for companies since 2010. Now the company has over a hundred employees and Lars today focuses on making solar really big!

Albin Hasselström: marketing manager at Kraftpojkarna

Albin has been marketing manager at Kraftpojkarna since 2017 with experience of renewable energy, electricity networks and power systems from previous roles within ABB. Educated as a civil engineer at Chalmers. Driven by change, renewal, innovation and technology. Kraftpojkarna is Sweden’s leading distributor in solar energy, charging infrastructure and energy storage and part of OK-Q8 AB. Through a focus on innovation and partnerships, we deliver products and complete systems to hundreds of retailers in the Nordic region. Kraftpojkarna also provides a comprehensive range of services such as digital tools, design, training, financing solutions, installation and technical support. We package and deliver the energy innovations of the future.

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Christoffer Löfquist: Midsummer

Christoffer works with business development at Midsummer and will, among other things, talk about the company’s minimal carbon footprint and the importance of thinking about the entire chain when it comes to climate impact. He also touches on how they reason about Europe, local production where electricity is consumed and explorations about the European market.

Midsummer manufactures and sells stylish, flexible and almost invisible solar panels in its factory in Järfälla. The company also manufactures and sells manufacturing equipment for the flexible and durable CIGS solar cells. The company has been around since 2004 and also conducts extensive research and product development – always with stylish design and sustainability in focus.

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Joel Mars Bodell: Power2U

Power2U offers digital energy services, which help property owners become an important part of the new sustainable energy system. With a higher proportion of variable electricity production in the form of wind and solar power, the challenges for the power system increase. But we do not see it as a challenge, we see it as a sustainable change with increased focus on making it sustainable, digital and user-friendly.

There are few who know more about the energy system of the future than our Joel Mars Bodell who has been with Power2U since the start. Feel free to listen to hear him talk about the opportunities we face and why user-friendliness must be in focus.