• Posted 18-Jan-2022

168 proposals received under the first LIFE Clean Energy Transition Call

For the first time, proposers were invited to submit their ideas to accelerate the market-uptake of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions under the Clean Energy Transition sub-programme, which joined the LIFE programme in 2021.

The first call closed on 12th January 2022. Overall, 18 topics with a total budget of 94.5 M EUR were open in the areas of local authorities, digitalisation, innovative financing, home renovation services and citizen empowerment. Proposals will be evaluated in spring and selected projects will enjoy a 95% co-funding rate. The first batch of LIFE Clean Energy Transition projects is expected to go live in autumn 2022.

The following number of proposals have been received per topic:

Call Topic

Short name

Budget 2021 (M EUR)

Proposals received on 12 Jan 2022

Technical support to clean energy transition plans and strategies in municipalities and regions

LOCAL

7

17

Towards an effective implementation of key legislation in the field of sustainable energy

POLICY

6

6

Multilevel climate and energy dialogue to deliver the energy Governance

GOV

5,5

4

Large-scale rollout of industrialised deep renovation solutions

BUILDRENO

6

6

Uptake of energy audits recommendations for the energy transition of companies

AUDITS

5,5

12

Fostering sustainable energy uptake along the whole value chain in industry and services 

VALUECHAIN

4

3

BUILD UP Skills – rebooting the National Platforms and Roadmaps

BUILDSKILLS

6

17

Facing the increase in cooling demand of buildings in the coming years

COOLING

4

4

Establish innovative business models and contractual schemes for smart and sector-integrating energy services

SMARTSERV

4

8

Creating the conditions for a global improvement of smart readiness of European buildings

SMARTREADY

6

6

Mainstreaming sustainable energy finance and integrating energy performance in EU sustainable finance criteria and standards

MAINSTREAM

5,5

5

Innovative financing schemes for sustainable energy investments

INNOFIN

5,5

7

Integrated Home Renovation Services

HOMERENO

6

21

EU community of "Integrated Home Renovation Services" practitioners

HOMERECOM

2

2

Community-driven clean energy transition in coal, peat and oil-shale regions

COALREGIONS

3

6

Disruptive PDA – Technical Assistance to advance market boundaries for sustainable energy investments

PDA

6

10

Addressing building related interventions for vulnerable districts

ENERPOV

5,5

4

Developing support mechanisms for energy communities and other citizen-led initiatives in the field of sustainable energy

ENERCOM

7

30

TOTAL

 

 

168

 Source: European Commission I CINEA (https://bit.ly/3GFLlmE)