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Smarter grids are enabling electricity producers and consumers to effectively change their electricity generation and usage in ways that can contribute to the system optimisation while also benefiting themselves and helping to reduce carbon emissions.

The FLEXICIENCY project addresses, through a response to the Call for proposals LCE-7-2014 “Distribution Grid and Retail Market” innovation action programme (Horizon 2020), several critical components of the modernising steps required for the European electricity grids and retail market to better enable a low carbon electricity value chain.