The project is a joint effort of eight partners from six EU countries.
LUT University is a public university based in Lappeenranta, Finland. Through its research on sustainability, LUT aims to develop technology and business solutions that are enablers of clean energy, water and air. In GRETA, LUT’s multi-school team combines expertise in electricity markets, socio-technological innovation, human-computer interaction, machine learning, and data analysis. LUT is responsible for coordinating the project.
TNO is an independent research organisation based in the Netherlands. TNO creates innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the well-being of society. In GRETA, TNO is leading the creation of the energy citizenship framework and is responsible for two case studies.
The University of Bologna is a multi-campus university. The research team is based in Bologna and Cesena, Italy. Team UNIBO’s main areas of expertise are climate mitigation and adaptation of the built environment with a special focus on energy and related social issues and innovations, as well as service design and integrated technologies for smart cities. In GRETA, UNIBO is responsible for leading the research on the emergence of energy citizenship and its relationship with geographical levels. UNIBO is also in charge of the Pilastro-Roveri case study in Bologna
Fraunhofer ISI conducts applied research and is an independent institute for society, politics and industry, based in Karlsruhe, Germany. Team Fraunhofer involved in GRETA has interdisciplinary staff focusing on applied research to achieve efficient energy use and sustainable energy behaviour. In GRETA, Fraunhofer leads the work on policy recommendations and the case study in Germany.
Virtual Power Solutions is an energy management company based in Portugal. VPS’ mission is to simplify, amplify and accelerate energy decarbonisation for companies and communities around the world. They focus on smart energy efficiency and access to affordable clean energy. In GRETA, VPS is leading data gathering from the case studies and multinational citizen consultation.
Kaskas is a communications agency based in Helsinki, Finland. Kaskas specialises in research, sustainability and inclusion. Team Kaskas has expertise in science communication, stakeholder engagement and strategic project communications. In GRETA, Kaskas is responsible for leading GRETA’s communication, dissemination, exploitation and engagement activities.
GESIS is the largest social science infrastructure institute in Europe. The institute is based in Germany and offers research-based services for social sciences. In GRETA, GESIS is leading the development and testing of models for spatial analysis, as well as analysing the collected data with GIS-based tools.
TECNALIA is a research and technological development centre based in Spain. Team TECNALIA brings expertise on the role of citizens and collectives in the energy transition, energy transition strategies and policies, energy modelling, energy planning, energy efficiency, smart grids, and energy storage. In GRETA, TECNALIA is leading the generation of different types of energy and behavioural models and is responsible for the UR BEROA case study.