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

A parking garage becomes an energy hub!

29 September 2021

What do you think about when you hear the words “sustainable city”? Chances are that a parking garage is not the first thing that comes to mind. Th…

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Demonstrating new pricing mechanisms for unlocking local energy system flexibility

28 July 2021

The increasing complexity of our energy system including the growing energy demand and the decentralisation of the energy supply puts pressure on the…

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ACCESS partner meeting on the needs for and potential of climate action

15 June 2021

One of the sessions in April’s virtual Partner Meeting focused on a tool – developed by – that allows to determine and vis…

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Procuring for a renewable energy future

06 May 2021

ACCESS partner  carried out a procurement exercise at the end of last year. WSC's Peter Chisnall writes about the process…

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ACCESS: Exploring the unknown in a known context

12 April 2021

The goal is clear: the European Union shall be climate-neutral by 2050. However, how to attain an economy with net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is…

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