Tourism company Hullu Poro is introducing a virtual power plant service in Kittilä to enable connections to reserve markets, which balance out electricity generation and consumption. The Aurora Pyramids suites have recently been connected to the service. The solution helps support sustainable development, but the company also benefits financially.
The writer is a non-fiction author and inventor who does a lot of teaching and expert work in the energy industry. Janne Käpylehto has also worked with mathematical software at NASA. Janne likes to sail his floating sauna to Tallinn in the summer and make ice carousels in the winter.
More accurate device and load-specific consumption profiles and different types of open data will make it possible to optimise dimensioning of the existing energy system in the most economically feasible manner. The starting points for utilising open data in the energy market are very attractive, as nearly all customers have electricity meters that can be read in real time.