Energy & Climate Change Working Group

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of the Energy & Climate Change Working Group.

Valentine Willmann

Leader

Valentine Willmann

Scotland Europa

Irene Palomino Antolín

Leader

Irene Palomino Antolín

Extremadura Goverment

Energy & Climate Change WG Leader

Leader

Emilia Pernaa

West Finland European Office

Pieter Faber

Leader

Pieter Faber

Cities Northern Netherlands

Energy & Climate Change

The main objective of the Energy & Climate Change Working Group is to act as a platform to discuss and share information on energy-related priorities and funding programmes, especially looking at the Green Deal and Horizon Europe. Since the energy and climate change-related topics are gaining importance in the European context, the WG is set to explore links and synergies with other areas in which energy plays a central role and cooperate with other ERRIN Working Groups.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

Energy & Climate Change WG:

Energy & Climate Change WG: Adaptation to climate change

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The frequency and severity of climate and weather extremes – as well as related economic losses – are increasing. Nevertheless, the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change, has only recently

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Joint Smart Cities and Energy & Climate Change WG coffee meeting

Joint Smart Cities and Energy & Climate Change WG coffee meeting on Cluster 5

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The Energy & Climate Change and Smart Cities Working Groups are happy to invite you to an interactive coffee meeting focusing on the calls in Cluster 5, Destinations 2, 3 and 4 of the Horizon

energy

Energy & Climate Change WG meeting - Hydrogen Economy

Teresa Vio

Over the last few months, it has become clear that hydrogen is increasingly considered a priority in the energy-related agenda. In addition to presenting an update on the existing initiatives, this

Joint meeting

Joint Energy and Smart Cities WG meeting: Mission on adaptation to climate change

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Horizon Europe will incorporate, as a new element, research and innovation missions. One of the five mission area is adaptation to climate change including societal transformation. This mission area

WG Events

WG Events

How Copernicus helps Europe's regions to innovate public administrations and the delivery of public policies

The Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) together with the European Commission and the European Space Agency organise a webinar as part of the Copernicus4Regions initiative.

How Copernicus supports Europe's regions to improve prevention and preparedness to natural disasters

The Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) together with the European Commission and the European Space Agency organise a webinar as part of the Copernicus4Regions initiative.

COP26 Climate Change Conference

The 2021 UN climate change conference (COP26) is scheduled to take place from 1 to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, under the incoming presidency of the UK.

The European Sustainable Energy Week 2021

The European Sustainable Energy Week 2021 (EUSEW) will once again be held as a digital event, with more opportunities than ever to connect, engage, network and reflect on the biggest issues in clean energy in Europe and beyond. The event will run from 25 to 29 October 2021.

EWRC 2021: Sustainable development of mountain destinations and territories - inspiration from Alpine regions

In the framework of French Presidency of European Macroregional strategy for the Alpine region, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region organises with 3 other alpine regions Lombardy, Salzburg and Valle d’Aosta a workshop on “sustainable development of mountain tourism destinations and territories”.

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.'

WG Documents
WG Related Content

WG Related Content

OECD & CoR survey: Decarbonising buildings in cities and regions

The OECD, in cooperation with the Committee of the Regions, is running a survey on decarbonising buildings in cities and regions.

Consultation on education & training for environmental sustainability

Individuals and organisations from international, European, national, regional and local levels are invited to give their feedback on the European Commission's proposal on education for environmental sustainability.

Consultation on first ERA industrial technology roadmap on low-carbon tech

The co-creation process of the first European Research Area (ERA) industrial technology roadmap on low-carbon technologies has begun with a stakeholder consultation.

EC adopts package of legislative tools for EU Green Deal

The European Commission has adopted a package of proposed actions that will transform the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies in a bid to realise the European Green Deal.

Looking for a partnership - HORIZON-CL5-2021-D1-01-08

Astrosat, a Scottish company, is looking to join a partnership for a project on the restoration of peatlands

Report on ERRIN - EC dialogue on Mission Starfish

In June 2021, ERRIN's Blue Growth Working Group and the European Commission’s Mission Secretariat co-organised a dialogue on the participation of regional and local actors in the Mission Area: Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. ERRIN has produced a report on the dialogue including examples presented by ERRIN members and key messages on the role of regions in the Mission. 

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN Energy & Climate Change WG: Call for a regional example on adaptation to climate change

The next Working Group meeting on Energy and Climate Change will take place on Tuesday 28 September. This event will focus on adaptation strategies and policies developed to face climate change. We are currently looking for a regional example to be presented during the online meeting.

  • By Hilary Webb

OECD & CoR survey: Decarbonising buildings in cities and regions

The OECD, in cooperation with the Committee of the Regions, is running a survey on decarbonising buildings in cities and regions.

  • By Hilary Webb

Consultation on education & training for environmental sustainability

Individuals and organisations from international, European, national, regional and local levels are invited to give their feedback on the European Commission's proposal on education for environmental sustainability.

  • By Valentine Willmann

Scottish university looking for consortium or partners for Horizon Cluster 5 calls

A Scottish university is looking for consortium or partners for Horizon Cluster 5 - destination 3 topics

  • By Hilary Webb

Consultation on first ERA industrial technology roadmap on low-carbon tech

The co-creation process of the first European Research Area (ERA) industrial technology roadmap on low-carbon technologies has begun with a stakeholder consultation.

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for stakeholders for EC Working Group on offshore renewable energies

The European Commission has launched a call for expressions of interest for relevant stakeholder organisations to join its new working group on offshore renewable energy.