Miko Olkkonen

Miko Olkkonen

Head of E-side – Nuclear Operations, Fortum

The first to introduce VR tech in Gen IV nuclear plants.

Miko Olkkonen is Head of eSite, a new exiting start up at Fortum, the leading energy company in the Nordic Europe. Miko has 20+ years of experience from industry and international construction projects (Energy, Pulp & Paper and other heavy industry). For the past five years Miko has worked to answer the question: “What is digitalisation and how can it improve the operational excellence and safety at power plants?” During this time Fortum has succeeded in transforming newest “hyped” technologies like Virtual Reality into practical applications that are easy to take into use by plant personnel, that deliver real value during the transition towards the power plant operations of the future.

Through his long experience in industry and his latest work in leading the eSite start-up, Miko can paint a very compelling and tangible picture of the future way of working at power plants and industry. eSite provides future industrial grade Virtual Reality solutions that work already today. In his presentation Miko will touch highly interesting and novel topics like: virtual reality power plant simulators, digital twins, predictive maintenance and virtual visits to plants as easy as google street view. Fortum is a leading clean-energy company developing and offering solutions for customers in electricity, heating, cooling, as well as solutions to improve resource efficiency. Fortum also provide services for the power generation industry and solutions for consumers so that they can be smarter in their energy choices.


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