R-ACES develops three practical tools to support the entire process of organising an ecoregion and the collaboration inside of it.
The 3 practical tools are the structuring element of the project. The tools incorporate existing knowledge and are conform to the needs of stakeholders in industrial clusters to support them during the implementation of their energy collaboration.
Self Assessment Tool
Consists in an assessment framework that covers multiple themes. Provides best practices, check lists to users & means to scan energy reduction potentials.
Energy Management Platform
ICT-tool that makes energy flows transparent, allows energy consumption & production to be allocated to specific installations, stakeholders & nodes, and identifies anomalies & opportunities.
Legal Decision Support Tool
Practical and simple-to-use decision support tool for management to decide on the required framework for energy cooperation.