Rautkivi is an energy industry thought leader. As an engineer, his innovative, value-based ideas have helped electric utilities in North America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East seize new business opportunities through flexible power generation.
As Director of Strategy and Business Development for Wärtsilä, Energy Business, Matti Rautkivi has helped lead the Finnish technology company’s expansion of renewable energy capacity in the United States and throughout utility systems worldwide. His expertise replacing coal powered plants with renewables and flexible generation has made him a thought leader in the clean energy transition. Read more →
Renewable power has taken up a record share of global electricity production since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting a transition away from fossil fuels could be accelerated in the coming years. The past few months have shown that renewable energy has become more dependable, sector experts say, accounting for well over half of output in some European countries, while grid operators proved they could successfully manage larger doses of fluctuating energy flows. Read more →