Public authorities

As stated in the Energy Efficiency Directive, public bodies at all levels should play an exemplary role as regards energy efficiency; actions are therefore sought to engage and increase the capacity of public authorities to develop and implement ambitious sustainable energy policies and plans.   

Funding opportunities: public authorities

We are looking for experts

Are you an experienced professional in sustainable energy, working for or together with public authorities at local, regional or national level?

Do you have extensive experience in sustainable energy and climate planning and implementation? 
We are looking for people who have expertise in one or more of the following fields:
Urban, energy and climate planning in cities or regions;
  • Energy transition roadmaps;
  • Implementation and monitoring of energy efficiency measures in buildings, sustainable mobility schemes or heating and cooling systems;
  • Public engagement of local communities;
  • Capacity-building of public employees;
  • EU Energy Efficiency Directive implementation in Member States?
Do you have a very good command of written and spoken English and the willingness to work closely with the European Commission in driving the Energy transition?
If you answered yes to these questions and, if you are interested and available for occasional, short-term assignments, we invite you to upload your CV on Horizon 2020 Participant Portal so that it is included in our database.
You may be contacted to carry out designated tasks at home or in Brussels only if you have the relevant experience matching our searching criteria.  Independent experts are appointed by the European Commission to help us evaluate proposals, review projects and monitor programmes and policies.


Make sure to include all the details regarding your expertise on Sustainable Energy in your CV, and update it regularly since your application will remain on our database for future calls.
Remember to ensure that you select Horizon2020 amongst the list of EU Programmes covered by the database.


Register as an expert at Horizon 2020 Participant Portal.

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