With Solution Package 1, ASCEND cities will employ advanced digital tools, such as digital twins, to design and replicate PCEDs, as well as create a digital infrastructure and interface for energy communities. ASCEND will also develop a digital monitoring KPI engine to optimise energy flow within the PCED and automatically run indicator calculations in support of assessment and planning.

  • Design of the PCED with digital tools
  • Use of District Energy Management Systems
  • Digital monitoring KPI engine
  • Digital infrastructure, for energy communities

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