Access participates in a seminar on Energy Communities in Copenhagen

04 November 2020

In October, ACCESS researchers from Aarhus University attended a seminar on energy communities in Copenhagen. The seminar was organized by Sun in the City, a Danish sister project to ACCESS, c…

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Preparing to launch Malmö's local energy hub pilot

14 September 2020

The city of Malmö has set the target to run on 100% renewable energy by 2030. To reach this goal there are challenges related both to real power capacity problems, and to avoid fossil-based producti…

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Smart charging: Turning electric vehicles into power plants on wheels

06 July 2020

We spoke with 's Jan Winkler about t

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Designing the future while protecting the past

26 May 2020


Preliminary study in the city of Mechelen

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Digital collaboration to launch a feasibility study

20 April 2020

ACCESS partners VITO and Mechelen were joined in an online meeting by a consortium of consultants to discuss a feasibility study - one of the crucial first steps in the city's pilot launch.

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Refining the ACCESS pilot design process

10 March 2020

On the 2nd and 3rd of March, the ACCESS project partners were hosted by the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge to work together on the preparation of four successful and grou…

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Could smart grids and peer-to-peer trading reduce the social costs of the energy transition?

24 February 2020

The Dutch city of Amersfoort is participating in the ACCESS project to demonstrate a local energy market and to better understand the upscaling potential of smart grids and Peer-to-Peer (P2P) tradin…

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Looking ahead to 2020

03 February 2020

At the heart of the ACCESS project is the idea that no single organisation or city has the expertise or ability to experiment with the vast range of technologies and strategies nee…

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Making ACCESS into an appealing offer for local businesses

16 December 2019

Developing a smart grid approach across the power network in the UK is seen by policymakers, regulators and the industry as key to achieving a cost-effective, resilient, low-carbon approach to our f…

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Local energy systems - a piece of the new energy puzzle

18 November 2019

To coordinate and scale up the transition towards more sustainable, decentral and digital energy grids in the North Sea Region, the ACCESS project will rely on good examples and practices from four …

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