The project is composed by nine interdependent Work Packages (WP) led by different partners :
WP1 – Project management and coordination
This WP ensures an overall management and coordination of the project, and the communication between partners as well as with the European commission.
Leader : VITO
Research, technology and development
WP3 – Technology integration
The objectives is to create innovations that bridge sectors or distinct levels:
- Advances in integration of hybrid heat pumps in smart grids
- Design of flexible smart grid ready ventilation for improved air quality
- Design of optimal smart grid ready solutions for active components in renovated buildings
- Integration of high temperature solar heat in district heating network
- Smartification of district heating and cooling network
- Smart grid integrations
Leader : Th!nk-E
WP4 – Processes, stakeholders and regulation
The main goal of this work package is to create the context for an effective transition towards sustainable smart cities. This means actions on two fronts:
- A wider integration of the innovative technologies developed and demonstrated in the experimental context of City-zen : integration in energy policy and legislation ; financial schemes for maximal market penetration ; integration processes
- Innovation in the transition process: generic transition methodology ; roadmap of Amsterdam and Grenoble
Leader : Delft University of technology
WP7 – Technical monitoring and evaluation
The objective is to improve the transition methodology thanks the feedback of partners of the two cities and experiences form other projects.
Leader : DNV GL
WP5 – Demonstrations in Amsterdam
The objectives of the demonstrations is to lead to considerable annual savings and efficiency improvements in the field of building, heating and cooling and smart grid.
Leader : Alliander
WP6 – Demonstrations in Grenoble
The objective is to transform the Eco-cité district into an energy positive and carbon neutral area by combining the use of clean and renewable energy sources, saving and controlling energy flows, retrofitting existing buildings.
Leader : Municipality of Grenoble
WP2 – Project initiation
The objectives are :
- Get the project well started in relation to the use of innovative products and processes
- Share the understanding between partners of the consortium and build a common ground to start from
- Bring in experience and knowledge from recently finished and ongoing projects to bring knowledge into the project which hereafter can be used in the methodology development in WP4 and the demonstrations and in the dissemination and deployment in WP9
- Establish a process inventory on demonstrators involved in the project
- Develop a detailed inception report on content and task distribution, within the boundaries of the technical
Leader : HESPUL
WP8 – City-zen
The aim of the WP is to determine the socio-economic impact of the project and thereby generate input for policy development, efficient replication to other cities in Europe.
Leader : Amsterdam Smart City
WP9 – Dissemination
The objective is to ensure a maximum dissemination and deployment of the knowledge gained through this demonstration project.
Leader : Amsterdam Smart City