Europe is moving towards more sustainable, decentralised and digital energy grids.

Cities face the task of coordinating the local transition of renewable energy generation and storage while maintaining grid stability.

The ACCESS project aims to deliver a 25% reduction in CO2 emissions, a 20% reduction in costs and cut smart grid project development time by 30%.


Latest Project News

VIDEO: Learning about West Suffolk's ACCESS pilot

16 September 2022

Building on successfully reducing energy consumption with local businesses, West Suffolk Council (WSC) joined the ACCESS project to further su…

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Future cities for strategy implications for the energy transition

05 July 2022

On the 12th of May IfM Engage hosted the Future cities: Strategy implications for the energy transition webinar. The session looked at what factors…

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Procuring batteries: The municipality of Amersfoort's story

23 May 2022

In 2021 the municipality of Amersfoort prepared and executed two battery procurements for the pilots in within the ACCESS project. We ar…

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A successful V2G model in a Danish utility

31 March 2022

A parking lot in the Danish municipality of Frederiksberg has attracted visitors from all over the world. They come to check out the V2G operation w…

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Two innovative districts paving the way for more energy-efficient cities

17 February 2022

It is easy to take electricity for granted in our part of the world: for more than a century now, we have rarely needed to reflect on how electricit…

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