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Optimising energy management, energy trading and urban planning within energy positive neighbourhoods: IDEAS project

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IDEAS provides tools for optimising energy management, energy trading and urban planning within energy positive neighbourhoods.


IDEAS has developed a comprehensive service that supports the concept of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods. The entire service is built around an Energy Management System and includes:

  • a Neighbourhood Energy Management tool to optimise energy production and consumption
  • user interfaces that engage communities and individuals in the operation of energy positive neighbourhoods
  • the AtLas decision support urban planning tool to optimise the planning of neighbourhood energy infrastructures


Our multidisciplinary expert group offers to:

  • tailor the IDEAS technologies for the development of your future Energy Positive Neighbourhoods
  • help you develop strategic roadmaps towards Energy Positive Neighbourhoods

We have expertise in the field of:

  • real time Energy Management
  • energy related Computer vision
  • smarter Cities Urban Planning
  • big Data and Analytics
  • energy and ICT Research




Are you a municipality, utility company, ESCO, District heating provider or do you simply own and run a group of buildings?

If so, contact us to discover how your organisation can be engaged in the development of energy positive neighbourhoods:

The IDEAS Collaborative Project (Grant Agreement No. 600071) is co-funded by the European Commission, Information Society and Media Directorate-General, under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Cooperation theme three, “Information and Communication Technologies”.