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

Presenting the energy transition, the ACCESS way!

15 November 2022

The ACCESS project organised a workshop to explain the challenges and steps Flemish cities need to go through to achieve energy transition at city …

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Moving towards an interconnected energy system

27 October 2022

By Linnea Johansson,

As Europe and the world is moving towards a fossil independent energy system, it is likewise mov…

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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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