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Sectors: Energy, Environment, Innovation, New technologies, Services, SME Policy, Town planning, Transport

Beneficiaries: Agencies Chambers, Civil Society Organisations, Development NGOs, International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, SMEs, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Economic Area, European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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* Member States of the EU
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* Member state of the EEA


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Responsible: European Commission


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Horizon 2020 – Building a low carbon, climate resiliente future: secure, clean and efficient energy – 2020
Funds for: supporting research, demonstration, innovation and market-uptake actions across different low-carbon energy sectors, notably in the core priorities identified in the Energy Union Strategy

Priorities and funded actions:

– LC-SC3-RES-1-2019-2020 – Developing the next generation of renewable energy technologies
 – LC-SC3-RES-18-2020 – Advanced drilling and well completion techniques for cost reduction in geothermal energy
– LC-SC3-RES-26-2020 – Development of next generation renewable fuel technologies from CO2 and renewable energy (Power and Energy to Renewable Fuels)
– LC-SC3-RES-31-2020 – Offshore wind basic science and balance of plant
– LC-SC3-RES-32-2020 – New test rig devices for accelerating ocean energy technology development
– LC-SC3-RES-37-2020 – Combined clean biofuel production and phytoremediation solutions from contaminated lands worldwide
– LC-SC3-JA-5-2020 – Long Term EU-Africa Partnership for Research and Innovation actions in the area of renewable energy
– LC-SC3-RES-10-2020 – Pre-Commercial Procurement for a 100% Renewable Energy Supply
– LC-SC3-B4E-11-2020 – Financing for energy efficiency investments – Smart Finance for Smart Buildings
– LC-SC3-B4E-12-2020 – National roundtables to implement the Smart Finance for Smart Buildings initiative
– LC-SC3-B4E-13-2020 – Aggregation – Project Development Assistance
– LC-SC3-B4E-14-2020 – Enabling next-generation of smart energy services valorising energy efficiency and flexibility at demand-side
– LC-SC3-B4E-2-2020 – Stimulating demand for sustainable energy skills in the building sector
– LC-SC3-B4E-3-2020 – Upgrading smartness of existing buildings through innovations for legacy equipment
– LC-SC3-B4E-4-2020 – Next-generation of Energy Performance Assessment and Certification
– LC-SC3-EC-1-2018-2019-2020 – The role of consumers in changing the market through informed decision and collective actions
– LC-SC3-EC-2-2018-2019-2020 – Mitigating household energy poverty
– LC-SC3-EC-5-2020 – Supporting public authorities in driving the energy transition
– LC-SC3-CC-1-2018-2019-2020 – Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) aspects of the Clean-Energy Transition
– LC-SC3-CC-7-2020 – European Energy and Climate Modelling Forum (2020-2024)
– LC-SC3-ES-13-2020 – Integrated local energy systems (Energy islands): International cooperation with India
– LC-SC3-NZE-6-2020 – Geological Storage Pilots
– LC-SC3-RES-20-2020 – Efficient combination of Concentrated Solar Power and desalination (with particular focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region)
– LC-SC3-RES-25-2020 – International cooperation with Japan for Research and Innovation on advanced biofuels and alternative renewable fuels
– LC-SC3-RES-3-2020 – International Cooperation with USA and/or China on alternative renewable fuels from sunlight for energy, transport and chemical storage
– LC-SC3-RES-34-2020 – Demonstration of innovative and sustainable hydropower solutions targeting unexplored small-scale hydropower potential in Central Asia
– LC-SC3-RES-36-2020 – International cooperation with Canada on advanced biofuels and bioenergy
– LC-SC3-SCC-2-2020 – Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for urban energy transitions