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  • March 18 - 22, 2024
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Risto Paldanius


Vice President, Americas

Risto Paldanius is the Vice President, Energy of Wärtsilä leading the Americas business area. Wärtsilä Energy provides dispatchable and flexible grid balancing engine power plants, energy storage and services for both solutions. Our vision for the energy market is to lead the path to a 100% renewable energy future. Risto is very excited about Wärtsilä’s portfolio as it enables companies and countries to move forward with their decarbonisation targets. Risto has over 25 years’ experience in the energy sector from OEMs, utility, and consulting sides of the sector. He has master’s degree in Power Plant engineering. 

Sessions With Risto Paldanius

Thursday, 9 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 09/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 09/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    Battery Storage: The next leap forward

    Innovation & Technology
    Energy storage is a critical tool to enable high levels of renewable penetration in the future, and grid-connected batteries are becoming common around the world. From small residential systems to large utility-scale projects, such systems are providing a growing range of services. What business models will drive the build out of battery energy storage? What technologies are being deployed? Where are the next big opportunities?