University of Amsterdam
Established in 2010, the Amsterdam Centre for Energy at the University of Amsterdam is aimed at research and education on the public and private energy sector in the European Union with a specific focus on the interest of the user within the energy system.
The Centre organizes conferences and master classes and publishes articles on themes like the Third Energy Package, smart grids and energy regulators. In an interdisciplinary setting the Centre is aimed to identify research questions relating to energy, energy supply and efficiency, sustainability and contemporary techniques, policy and law.
Role in City-zen
Amsterdam Centre for Energy is a participant in this smart cities project. The organisation has a research task in work package 4 on legal frame works and economical models.