Energy efficiency

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Smart Grids aim to make Clusters and SMEs more Energy Efficient

Energy Projects of Common Interest (PCIs) are cross-border energy infrastructure projects for building a more integrated and resilient EU energy market. On 19 November, the EU adopted the 5th list of energy Projects of Common Interest. The list contains 98 projects, including 67 in electricity...
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EU launches International Just Energy Transition Partnership with South Africa

The governments of South Africa, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the US and the EU have announced a new ambitious Just Energy Transition Partnership to support South Africa’s road to decarbonisation. The partnership was announced at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. Germany noted that it...
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Public Consultation on Digitalising the Energy Sector

Calling all clusters and SMEs in energy! The European Commission is working on an action plan on the digitalisation of the energy sector. In this context, the Commission is carrying out a public consultation to gather input from stakeholders and individuals. The consultation survey covers multiple...
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Regions in Germany and Japan work together to boost the energy transition

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has published an article on regional best practices for the green energy transition. Collaboration between the German state of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) and the Japanese prefecture of Fukushima began in 2013. After the Tōhoku earthquake and Fukushima...
Calls

LIFE programme Call for Proposals: Green-related activities, 12 January

The first LIFE Call for Proposals has been announced, and over EUR 580 million is available in funding! Organisations are invited to submit their project proposals and ideas. The Open Call is under the new LIFE programme 2021–2027, and funding tenders are categorised into four sub-programmes: Nature...
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EU Sustainable Energy Week call for sessions opens in April

The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is a two-month-long series of activities across Europe, which takes place in September and October, promoting secure, clean, and efficient energy. It brings together policymakers, stakeholders and citizens to achieve climate and energy goals for the Energy...
Community News

The Energy Cluster of Catalonia has been awarded with the Gold Label from the European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure, which recognizes excellence in cluster management

The Energy Cluster of Catalonia has recently received the Gold Label, the highest recognition given by the European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure (EUCLES). The European Clusters Labelling Excellence Structure awards those clusters which have proven high standards in cluster management and...
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EERES4WATER call to apply for transnational services on energy and water tech is open

The European project EERES4WATER, coordinated by CTA and funded by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme, has launched a transnational Open Call to request free support services focused on developing innovative technologies in the water-energy nexus. The call is open for any type of entity, such as...
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60 attendees from 13 countries participate in the first EERES4WATER webinar organised by CTA

The event focused on how to bring Europe to the forefront of the energy and water sustainability through Open Innovation strategies. It took place as a part of the EU Green Week 2021. The European project EERES4WATER, funded by the INTERREG Atlantic Area Programme, held its first webinar on 2nd June...
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Consultation launched on EU energy efficiency directives

One of the aims of the European Green Deal is to increase the European Union's (EU) climate ambition so that greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced by at least 50% and towards 55% in a responsible way by 2030. As the first steps in this process a series of climate, energy and environmental...
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The Energy Efficiency Work Programme for 2020. Calls for proposals

Almost €120m are made available for energy efficiency projects in the new Work Programme 2020, under the areas of ‘Buildings in Energy Transition’ and ‘Smart and Clean Energy for Consumers’. With a total of 18 topics in these priority areas, the work programme features a new focus on "Buildings in...
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Interreg Central Europe 4th Call for Proposals: Capitalisation through Coordination 

The Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE (CE) Programme invites public and private organisations in central European regions to submit applications to the fourth call for proposals. The key elements of the Interreg CE programme (incl. programme objectives, the cooperation area, contents of its funding priorities...