SPARCS Webinar: Virtual power plant as part of the future of real estate
SPARCS Regional Webinar

19/04/2023 - 19/04/2023

Location: online
Virtual Power Plants

SPARCS invites you to learn more about how the future of real estate will be shaped thanks to virtual power plants. The webinar will take place online on April 19th between 8.30-9.30 (ETT).

SPARCS supports European cities in transforming into Sustainable energy Positive & zero cARbon CommunitieS by creating citizen-centric ecosystems that are equipped to bring about meaningful change.

In this SPARCS webinar, we will present and discuss how virtual power plants will affect the future of the real estate. We will present research findings and practical examples of how virtual power plants are operating in Espoo lighthouse city.

The three presentations of the webinar are:

  • The role of buildings in the future energy system. Kari Mäki, research professor, VTT
  • Electric car charging as a part of a virtual power plant: Case Ilmatar-arena. Sami Laakso, energy engineer, Siemens
  • Forecast models of energy consumption and production in Sello shopping centre. Kalevi Piira, researcher, VTT

The webinar is organized by the Finnish SPARCS partners RIL, VTT, Siemens and city of Espoo). The webinar will be held in Finnish.