The Finnish Wind Power Association (FWPA) was founded in 1988 with the aim to create good conditions for wind energy development in Finland. According to the strategy of FWPA, this is accomplished by mediating knowledge, participating in discussions and collaborating with authorities, organizations and the industry. The association has about 230 private persons and over 150 companies as members.
To join FWPA, please fill and return this inquiry.
The main channel for information is the magazine Tuulienergia, which is published four times a year. The magazine is mainly written in Finnish and contains articles and news on the wind power industry. Information about up-coming events is also listed, as well as reviews from the largest events in Finland and abroad. The magazine is also available online: Tuulienergia.
The board of FWPA meets seven to nine times a year to make decisions about the association’s activities and to discuss matters regarding wind power development in Finland. The board members are elected for a two-year period, but the chairman sits for one year at a time. The members of the board are representatives for different areas of the wind industry, such as turbine manufacturers, wind power producers, planners, researchers. The board members are elected at the annual meeting, which is held in spring every year.
The board of 2013:
Board Chairman: Jari Suominen, St1
Petteri Antikainen, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Taamir Fareed, Taaleritehdas Oyj
Jenny-Li Holmström, Hammerström Puhakka Partners
Karoliina Joensuu, Pöyry Oy
Esa Holttinen, wpd Finland Oy
Sami Kuitunen, Innopower Oy
Erkki Kunnari, Metsähallitus, Laatumaa
Pasi Valasjärvi, Siemens Oy
Miia Wallén, UPM-Kymmene Oyj
Finnish Wind Power Association
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