Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Competitive Low-Carbon Energy

Competitive Low-Carbon Energy call is part of the Horizon 2020 'Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy' challenge.

More details can be found in the 2018 - 2020 Horizon 2020 work programme.

Funding opportunities

There are four topics open for project proposals in the field of clean energy (more info)

  • with a deadline for applications on 05/04/2018
       Call identifier                              Scope                Budget
LC-SC3-ES-3-2018-2020 Developing and demonstrating integrated local energy systems (energy islands)  €43 M
LC-SC3-ES-4-2018-2019-2020 Decarbonising energy systems of geographical islands €26.3 M
LC-SC3-ES-5-2018-2020 TSO – DSO – Consumer: large-scale demonstrations of innovative grid services  €19 M
LC-SC3-RES-22-2018 Demonstrating cost-effective advanced biofuel pathways in retrofitted industrial installations  €20 M


See also:

For all questions related to Horizon 2020, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.

*This overview is indicative and does not claim completeness


More information

The Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days, on 23 - 25 October in Brussels, presented the 2018- 2020 Horizon 2020 Energy Work Programme, with the focus on funding opportunities for energy projects in 2018.

Recordings and presentations are available on the event page.


Become an expert

External evaluators of project proposals are drawn from the European Commission's independent expert database. The Commission is looking to expand the database through a call for experts covering a very broad range of fields. If you fit the expert profile rather than that of an applicant, and would like to be considered as a proposal evaluator, sign up in the Participant Portal.