Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency

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€194 million for Energy Efficiency in 2016 and 2017

The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017 for Energy Efficiency was officially adopted on 13 October 2015. The total budget for the Energy Efficiency Calls amounts to approximately €194 million for 2016 and 2017.

The Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency call 2016-2017 provides support for innovation through:

  • Research and demonstration of more energy-efficient technologies and solutions;
  • Market uptake measures to remove market and governance barriers by addressing financing, regulations and the improvement of skills and knowledge

and focuses on six areas:         


H2020 Funding Energy Efficiency Consumers


Public Authorities

Industry,Products  & Services


H2020 Funding Energy Efficiency Heating and Cooling
Heating & Cooling


H2020 Funding Energy Efficiency Innovative Financing
Innovative Financing






Some activities build on the experience of the  Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme; the previous funding scheme that came to an end in 2013. The latest IEE projects will run until 2017.

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In the field of energy, the Horizon 2020 Energy Challenge is designed to support the transition to a secure, clean and efficient energy system for Europe and the Work Programme 2016-2017 for 'Secure, clean and efficient energy' is split into four main areas: Energy-efficiency; Competitive Low Carbon Energy;  Smart Cities & Communities; and SME Instrument.


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