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Horizon 2020 Work Package Titles and Dates

Horizon 2020 Work Package Titles and Dates 

The final 2017 Horizon 2020 Energy Call for Proposal opened on 11th May 2017 with a total budget of €105M. The Commission will fund demonstration projects in PV, concentrated solar power, solar heat, offshore wind, ocean energy, geothermal energy and biofuels. The deadline for submitting proposals is 7th September 2017. The table below shows the topic areas and the budgets available for these topics.

LCE-10-2017: Reducing the cost of PV electricity (IA), €7M to €10M See:


LCE-11-2017: Near-to-market solutions for reducing the water consumption of CSP Plants (IA), €10M to €12M. See:
LCE-12-2017: Near-to-market solutions for the use of solar heat in industrial processes(IA), €5M to €8M. See:
LCE-14-2017: Demonstration of large >10MW wind turbine (IA), €20M to €25M. See:
LCE-16-2017: 2nd Generation of design tools for ocean energy devices and arrays development and deployment (IA), €5M to €7M. See:
LCE-17-2017: Easier to install and more efficient geothermal systems for retrofitting buildings (IA), €5M to €8M. See:
LCE-18-2017: EGS in different geological conditions (IA), €6M to €10M. See:
LCE-19-2017: Demonstration of the most promising advanced biofuel pathways (IA), €10M to €15M. See:
LCE-20-2017: Enabling pre-commercial production of advanced aviation biofuel (IA), €5M to €10M. See:
Closing Soon
EE-02-2017: Improving the performance of inefficient district heating networks (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-06-2017: Engaging private consumers towards sustainable energy (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-09-2017: Engaging and activating public authorities (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-11-2017: Overcoming market barriers and promoting deep renovation of buildings (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-15-2017: Increasing capacities for actual implementation of energy efficiency measures in industry and services (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-18-2017: Energy efficiency of industrial parks through energy cooperation and mutualised energy services (CSA), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-19-2017: Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions for energy efficiency (PPI), €1M to €2M. See:
EE-24-2017: Making the energy efficiency market investible (CSA), €1M to €1.5M. See:
Horizon Prizes for energy innovation
The European Commission has launched three Horizon 2020 energy prizes, which will encourage innovations and finding solutions in the areas of great importance to European citizens, culture and health, and by this contribute to one of the key challenges of Energy Union, which is to put citizens at its core. These prizes will reward innovative approaches to integrating solar energy into historical buildings, using renewable energy in hospitals, and developing products that help cut emissions by reusing CO2. The total value of the prizes is €3.25M. More information can be found at
OCEANERA-NET Cofund Joint Call 2017 now open
The latest Call for Proposals from the OCEANERA-NET Cofund was launched on 20th March 2017. A €17M fund has been created through the new OCEANERA-NET Cofund project, which brings together a consortium of governments and agencies from Spain, the Basque Country (Spain), Brittany (France), Pays de la Loire (France), Scotland (UK), Sweden and Ireland, with funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme. The Cofunded Joint Call 2017 will provide funding to companies and research organisations to deliver collaborative projects to demonstrate and validate ocean energy technologies. The pre-proposal deadline is 26th May 2017. The Call documentation can be downloaded at
Launch of report on commercial scale feasibility of clean hydrogen
The European Technology Platform for Zero Emission Fossil Fuel Power Plants (ZEP) has published a new report "Commercial Scale Feasibility of Clean Hydrogen". The report investigates the potential of decarbonised hydrogen produced through CCS on natural gas ("clean"/"low GHG emissions" hydrogen) and concludes that hydrogen has the potential to decarbonise a number of different industries and play a key role in Europe's energy transition. The report and accompanying press release can be downloaded at
Call for Expressions of Interest - Clean energy technology studies
The European Commission Joint Research Centre has launched a Call for Expressions of Interest for clean energy technology studies. The Call for Expressions of interest is divided into 3 fields:
• assessment of the status of development of energy supply technologies and their trend including wind, PV, ocean, geothermal, hydropower, CCS, hydrogen and fuel cells and many others
• integration of energy supply technologies in the energy system
• assessment of technology markets and industrial development intelligence for energy supply technologies
As a first step, interested parties are invited to submit an expression of interest by providing their full contact details and by listing the specific fields of interest. More details can be found at
all information courtesy of: EU Energy Focus <>;


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