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February 2022

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Calls and opportunities
Missed the Horizon Europe Info Day on Cluster 5?

The 3 February Info Day featured 74 open topics (including batteries, renewable energy, zero-emission road transport, aviation, etc.) of the Horizon Europe Cluster 5 calls for 2022 (Climate, Energy and Mobility). Presentations and recordings are available so don't miss a chance to get all the information you need to apply.

Jobs opportunities within the clean energy public sector

The European Climate, Infrastrucure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) is regularly looking for talent to contribute to the success of its main programmes (Horizon Europe, LIFE, Innovation Fund, Connecting Europe Facility, etc.). Check out the open vacancies!

CEF Energy: EUR 470.000 requested for preparatory studies in future cross-border projects on renewable energy sources

CINEA has received three project proposals requesting EUR 470.000 of funding for preparatory studies of cross-border renewable energy projects. Know more about the proposals and the next steps!

166 applications received for the European City Facility call!

The third call of the European City Facility (EUCF) closed at the end of 2021 and received 166 applications submitted by public authorities from all across Europe. The highest number of applications came from countries from Central Eastern Europe.

CEF Energy Virtual Info Day – Call for status for Cross-Border RES Projects

CINEA is organising a virtual info day on 10 March to explain the new financing window under CEF Energy for cross-border renewable energy projects. Check the details and register!

News and events
Ready for EUSEW 2022?

The European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will take place from 26 to 30 September in a hybrid format under the theme ‘Going green and digital for Europe’s energy transition’. The calls will open on 22 February to host a policy session and on 9 March to take part in the awards!

RENEWFM: kicking off the process to further support renewables

The EU renewable energy financing mechanism, conceived to better support renewable energy projects by encouraging a greater uptake of renewable energy sources across the EU, will be operational in 2022.

Projects' updates
Offshore renewables’ role to decarbonise the EU enhanced by novel EMFF projects

Renewables are key to reduce the dependency of Europe’s energy system on fossil fuels and increase its efficiency. Oceans offer a priceless source of clean energy. A source from which different and sustainable technologies can benefit, as shown by innovative projects financed by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

Green mortgages to boost the demand for energy-efficient homes

Both homeowners and banks have been reluctant to invest much in energy-efficient buildings. But change is under way. The SMARTER project has been shifting mindsets with holistic green criteria and an ambitious framework for mortgages.

Making Heating and Cooling Sustainable – Barriers, Solutions and Best Practices

Wondering where to start if you want to change your old fossil fuel boiler for a more efficient and sustainable option? The H2020 project REPLACE has analysed the drivers that influence our decisions when replacing heating and cooling equipment and implementing energy efficiency measures at home.

DOCC-OFF project’s outcomes now available on Horizon Results Platform

Co-funded by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, DOCC-OFF concluded few months ago after two years working on an innovative solution to digitalise and optimise the way hydraulic systems operate and are maintained in offshore windfarms. You can find the project’s achievements on Horizon Results Platform.

Democratising energy markets through innovative tools and novel business models for energy cooperatives

Horizon 2020 project FLEXCoop is expected to reduce dependency of district heating and/or cooling systems on fossil fuels and reduce greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions.

Sustainable wastewater treatment is possible

EffiSludge for LIFE has found a way to clean industrial wastewater with significant environmental and climate benefits.

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