In the long term, the change in procurement policies and integrated Energy Plans will have positive impacts on social needs and a greener and more sustainable environment.
The objective of GRASP
is to increase the potential of MED Smart cities in organizing and developing Smart and Green e-Procurement processes with a focus on renewable energy sources and energy efficient solutions.
The development of an advanced green transnational procurement system will empower the cooperation between the MED public administrations and SMEs involved in adopting innovative solutions in the energy sector while enabling them to better meet their carbon reduction commitments by 2020.
GRASP - The Most Complete GREEN procurement platform
The main project outputs include:
An online supply management system for green procurement processes with emphasis on energy;
A method for sharing knowledge (expertise and best practices) amongst partners and stakeholders;
A database architecture that strengthens the capacity of local/regional authorities to set quality green energy requirements, and of SMEs to propose solutions that implement these requirements;
An intelligent energy demand-supply matching system.