Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Seventeen energy projects selected for Horizon 2020 funding

Creation date: May 15, 2017

Fourteen successful projects will focus on smart grid and storage technologies. They have applied for funding under the 2016 - 2017 Competitive Low-Carbon Energy. Altogether, 82 proposals were submitted.

Three projects have been selected for funding under the Smart Cities and Communities call. They plan to test and replicate innovative clean energy solutions in European cities. INEA received 18 applications in this call.

The successful projects will receive almost €184 million in total, following the signature of grant agreements prepared in cooperation with INEA. More details will be announced after the grant agreements are signed.  

The projects are expected to be launched in autumn.

Funding opporunity Description Submitted proposals Successful proposals Earmarked EU budget
SCC-1-2016-2017 Smart cities and communities lighthouse projects 18 3 €69.5 m
LCE-01-2016-2017 Technologies for integrating renewables in energy system 54 5 €19 m
LCE-04-2017 Testing solutions integrating renewables 6 3 €65.29
LCE-05-2017 Tools and technologies for coordinating and integrating energy system 22 6 €30 m
TOTAL   100 17 €183.79 m


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