Project Details


The project aims to develop and demonstrate sustainable, integrated, cost-effective and customer centric energy solutions for local communities. The project will have demos in Skanderborg (DENMARK), Olst (THE NETHERLANDS) and Przywidz (POLAND) in close cooperation with the local citizens. The project consortium of 14 partners from 3 EU countries, lead by Aalborg University, Denmark.

We have set up the following goals for the project:
Decarbonisation of local energy systems through the optimal integration of multi-energy carriers via smart control and balancing of grids,
Increase the use of renewable energy to enhance the environmental, social and economic conditions of the citizens, Evaluation of the demonstration sites for replicability across Europe and worldwide, Technical benchmarking and solutions matched with business models tailored to the different challenges identified in each country, Strong focus on obtaining user involvement, including the identification of the conditions and socio-economic characteristics behind the willingness to participate.
Short titleSERENE
Effective start/end date01/05/202130/04/2025

Collaborative partners

  • Skanderborg Kommune
  • Aura A/S
  • Neogrid Technologies ApS
  • Suntherm Aps
  • Bjerregaard Consulting Aps
  • University of Twente
  • Stichting Saxion
  • Vereniging Aardehuis Oost Nederland (VAON)
  • Loqio Services B.V.
  • Instytut Maszyn Przeplywowych Im Roberta Szewalskiego Polskiej Akademii Nauk - IMP PAN
  • Gmina Przywidz
  • Energa Operator SA
  • Pawel Zdzislaw Grabowski


  • European Commission: DKK38,341,225.42


  • integrated energy system
  • local communities
  • user engagement
  • energy flexibility
  • demonstrations


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