How can we use resources more efficiently to produce electricity and heat?
How to design and scale the electricity transmission grid?
How to make the Finnish electric energy system more climate neutral?

EL-TRAN Consortium investigates what a resource efficiency means, how to implement such a system in Finland and elsewhere, what kind of policy problems are foreseeable in the process and how do we eventually resolve the problems.

The Consortium is coordinated by the Tampere University. It is part of the programme ’A Climate-Neutral and Resource-Scarce Finland’. This programme is funded by the Strategic Research Council. The EL-TRAN consortium is funded 6.0Me during 2015-21.

El-tran consortium research plan

 

Consortium Leader
Prof. Pami Aalto, Tampere University / Faculty of Management and Business
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Consortium Deputy Leader
Prof. Pertti Järventausta, Tampere University / Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
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Coordinator
Postdoctoral Research Fellow Matti Kojo, Tampere University / Faculty of Management and Business
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Research Groups

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Tampere University (TUNI) www.tuni.fi
Principal Investigator (PI):
Prof. Pami Aalto, Tampere University / Faculty of Management and Business
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Prof. Pertti Järventausta / Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
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Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK) https://www.tuni.fi
Principal Lecturer Pirkko Harsia / Built Environment and Bioeconomy
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University of Turku (UTU) www.utu.fi
Dr. Jyrki Luukkanen / Finland Futures Research Centre
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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) www.vttresearch.com
Dr. Juha Kiviluoma
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Our stakeholder Panel is key to the consortium’s work and includes representatives from several Finnish energy companies, public authorities and NGOs.