Elina Mäki

Research Scientist

20142021
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Research Output 2014 2019

  • 6 Conference article in proceedings
  • 4 Report
  • 4 Article
  • 2 Conference article
2019

Bioenergy RES hybrids: Assessment of status in Finland, Austria, Germany, and Denmark

Hakkarainen, E., Hannula, I. & Vakkilainen, E., 1 Nov 2019, In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 13, 6, p. 1402-1416 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Hybrid systems
Energy conversion
Energy storage
Heating
Economics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling a molten salt thermal energy system: A validation study

Lappalainen, J., Hakkarainen, E., Sihvonen, T., Rodríguez-García, M. M. & Alopaeus, V., Jan 2019, In : Applied Energy. 233-234, p. 126-145 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Thermal energy
Molten materials
Salts
salt
Energy storage

Perspectives of experimental and theoretical studies on a thermal energy storage facility

Sihvonen, T., Lappalainen, J., Hakkarainen, E. & Rodríguez-García, M. M., 25 Jul 2019, SolarPACES 2018: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems. Richter, C. (ed.). American Institute of Physics AIP, 200029. (AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 2126).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Heat losses
Calibration
Planning
2018
18 Citations (Scopus)
flexibility
Decarbonization
Smart meters
energy
District heating
2017
Open Access
Fluidized beds
Solar energy
Power plants
Hybrid systems
Boilers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic modelling and simulation of CSP plant based on supercritical carbon dioxide closed Brayton cycle

Hakkarainen, E., Sihvonen, T. & Lappalainen, J., 27 Jun 2017, SolarPACES 2016: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems. American Institute of Physics AIP, Vol. 1850. 070004. (AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1850).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Brayton cycle
Solar power plants
Carbon dioxide
Fluids
Dynamic models
1 Citation (Scopus)

Integration of concentrated solar power (CSP) and circulating fluidized bed (CFB) power plants: Final results of the COMBO-CFB project

Suojanen, S., Hakkarainen, E., Kettunen, A., Kapela, J., Paldanius, J., Tuononen, M., Selek, I., Kovács, J. & Tähtinen, M., 27 Jun 2017, SolarPACES 2016: International Conference on Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems. American Institute of Physics AIP, Vol. 1850. 110016. (AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1850).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

power plants
beds
fuel consumption
research projects
solar energy
28 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and analysis of process configurations for hybrid concentrated solar power and conventional steam power plants

Suojanen, S., Hakkarainen, E., Tähtinen, M. & Sihvonen, T., 1 Jan 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 134, p. 327-339 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Steam power plants
Solar energy
Steam
Boilers
Turbines
2016

Bioenergy RES hybrids in Finland

Hakkarainen, E., 2016, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 86 p. (VTT Technology; No. 275).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Hybrid systems
Availability
Heating
Costs
Energy utilization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic modelling and simulation of linear Fresnel solar field model based on molten salt heat transfer fluid

Hakkarainen, E. & Tähtinen, M., 2016, Proceedings of the 21st SolarPACES International Conference. American Institute of Physics AIP, 070014. (AIP Conference Proceedings, Vol. 1734).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Molten materials
Steam
Salts
Heat transfer
Thermal energy

Dynamic simulation of two concentrated solar power concepts with supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle

Hakkarainen, E., Sihvonen, T. & Lappalainen, J., 2016. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Brayton cycle
Solar energy
Molten materials
Fluids
Computer simulation
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic model development of linear Fresnel solar field

Hakkarainen, E., Tähtinen, M. & Mikkonen, H., 2015, ASME 2015. American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME, Vol. 1. 11 p. ES2015-49347

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientificpeer-review

Dynamic models
Steam
Irradiation
Solar energy
Control systems

Dynamic modelling of concentrated solar field for thermal energy storage integration

Hakkarainen, E., Kannari, L. & Tähtinen, M., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Thermal energy
Energy storage
Solar energy
Irradiation
Sun

The role and opportunities for solar energy in Finland and Europe

Hakkarainen, T., Tsupari, E., Hakkarainen, E. & Ikäheimo, J., 2015, Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 93 p. (VTT Technology; No. 217).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Solar energy
Solar heating
Energy utilization
Electricity
Costs
2014

Feasibility of CSP integration with coal and biomass co-fired power plant - prospects in different operation environments

Tsupari, E., Kärki, J., Tähtinen, M. & Hakkarainen, E., 2014, Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Integration of Solar into Power Systems, Berlin, Germany, 10-11 November 2014. Energynautics GmbH

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Solar energy
Power plants
Biomass
Coal
Boilers