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:
and focuses on six areas:
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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.
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.