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Mr Erkka Rinne is a Research Team Leader in the Smart Energy and Built Environment research area at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. He joined VTT in 2010, where his research interests have been variable generation integration, energy systems modelling and utilising weather data and as well as developing solutions for open science. Key qualifications are mathematical optimisation, data processing, programming and database design as well as geographical information systems.

Education/Academic qualification

Engineering and engineering trades, Master, Tampere University of Technology (TUT)

Sep 2004Mar 2011

Award Date: 9 Mar 2011

Engineering and engineering trades, Doctorate, Tampere University

Sep 2011 → …

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Research Output

  • 10 Article
  • 4 Conference article in proceedings
  • 3 Report
  • 1 Master's thesis

Effects of turbine technology and land use on wind power resource potential

Rinne, E., Holttinen, H., Kiviluoma, J. & Rissanen, S., 14 May 2018, In : Nature Energy. 3, 6, p. 494-500 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
  • 22 Citations (Scopus)
    169 Downloads (Pure)

    Impact of 15-day energy forecasts on the hydro-thermal scheduling of a future Nordic power system

    Rasku, T., Miettinen, J., Rinne, E. & Kiviluoma, J., 1 Feb 2020, In : Energy. 192, 33 p., 116668.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    82 Downloads (Pure)

    Local flexibility markets: Smart Otaniemi D4.1

    Koreneff, G., Similä, L., Forsström, J., Rinne, E., Schöpper, C., Segerstam, J., Repo, S. & Kilkki, O., 30 Apr 2020, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 70 p. (VTT Tutkimusraportti; No. VTT-R-00545-20).

    Research output: Book/ReportReport

    Open Access
  • 63 Downloads (Pure)

    Backbone: An adaptable energy systems modelling framework

    Helistö, N., Kiviluoma, J., Ikäheimo, J., Rasku, T., Rinne, E., O'Dwyer, C., Li, R. & Flynn, D., 2 Sep 2019, In : Energies. 12, 17, 34 p., 3388.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    86 Downloads (Pure)

    Reply to ‘The perils of automated fitting of datasets: the case of a wind turbine cost model’

    Rinne, E., 13 Aug 2019, (Submitted) In : Nature Energy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  • 9 Downloads (Pure)



    First prize at Hack the Solar hackathon

    Rinne, Erkka (Recipient), Jari J. Miettinen (Recipient) & Atte Löf (Recipient), 23 Oct 2016


    Jury’s choice at LightsOn hackathon

    Rinne, Erkka (Recipient), Jari J. Miettinen (Recipient) & Atte Löf (Recipient), 15 Nov 2017



    • 1 Membership of committee
    • 1 Visiting an external academic institution


    Erkka Rinne (Visiting researcher)

    15 Oct 201816 Nov 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

    The 26th National Session of European Youth Parliament Finland (Event)

    Erkka Rinne (Member)

    4 Jan 2020

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee