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SPARCS

Sustainable energy Positive & zero cARbon CommunitieS

Project Details

Project date: 
October, 2019 to September, 2024
Contact Person: 
Francesco Reda
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Budget Information

EU contribution: 
€19,701,216
Total cost : 
€23,736,097

Pilot Cities

  1. Espoo
  2. Leipzig

SPARCS demonstrates and validates technically and socioeconomically viable and replicable, innovative solutions for rolling out smart, integrated positive energy systems for the transition to a citizen centred zero carbon & resource efficient economy.

Demonstration Sites

SPARCs’s overall objective is to achieve citizens’ inclusive freecarbon urban community by integrating the following key factors:

  • technologies for energy positivity in buildings and districts, citizen
  • engagement, city planning and governance, flexible grid management
  • and energy storage and; e-mobility as an energy system element.