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Director of Folkecenter since 2013, she has 30 years of experience in renewable energy. In the second half of 1980s she started a wind cooperatives with more than 40 local families involved in it. Since 1993 she was the Head of Information and Training Programs in Folkecenter and she has been the project leader for several renewable energy projects, both in the Global North and the Global South.
Educated as a Marine Engineer, he is Folkecenter’s Chief Technical Director. He has got 35 years of experience in the international wind industry, working for Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Folkecenter. This has provided him with broad knowledge in service and maintenance site management and construction and operational project management. Hold positions and responsibilities: Travel Technician, Site Manager, Logistics Coordination, Area Service Manager, Technical Support Dept., People Manager, Technical After Sales/Customer Reporting, WTG Performance and Diagnostic analysis, Communication, Planning, Controlling, Technology Transfer, Project Management and Execution Leader.
He has been working with Smart Grid, Smart Energy and Smart Cities since 2004. His present focus is on power-to-heat solutions for utilization of wind power in district heating systems, usage of waste heat from industries, data storage and harvest of energy in cities for district heating and cooling in a non-fuel and integrated energy system.
He has over 25 years of experience in power grids and was the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of the local distribution grid company Thy-Mors Energi for 10 years. Currently he collaborates with Folkecenter for the improvement of mini-grids in Africa and other developing countries.
Jakob Zinck Thellufsen is an assistant professor at Aalborg University. Here he works with energy systems analysis, both on a national scale and a local scale. He works with integration of energy systems and interconnection across countries, while he has also done analysis focusing on the interplay between energy production and energy savings.
Member of the Danish Parliament for more than 20 years, he is the Chairman of Nordic Folkecenter and an active promoter of renewable energies and community ownership in Denmark
Henning Bo Madsen Has been working with energy and environment since 1980. He has been employed by organisations and municipalities to promote energy savings and renewable energy. He was until April 2016 working in NOAH as coordinator of Community Power project and is now a volunteer in NOAH on Climate Justice and Energy, chair of Vestjyllands Energi-og Miljøforening and member of the Energy Council in Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality. He is also working on coordinating the activities in Alliancen for Community Power i Danmark
She holds a B.Eng. in Industrial Organization from Mondragon University, Spain, and a MSc. in Sustainable Energy Planning and Management from Aalborg University, Denmark.Her main field of interest is social aspects of renewable energy. She is specialized in community power, local development and local acceptance. She is taking a PhD on ownership models for smart energy systems at Aalborg University.
He holds a B.Eng. in Global Business Engineering and a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from VIA University College, Denmark. His main research interests are related to sustainable mobility and applications of hydrogen in the industrial and agricultural sector.