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.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last 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

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

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Sustainable Carbon Cycles Conference

The European Commission is organising a one-day conference on Sustainable Carbon Cycles. The conference will bring together experts and decision makers to discuss experiences ahead of the upcoming EU regulatory initiative on the certification of carbon removals. 

First CEF Digital Calls Info Day

On 12 January 2022 the European Commission launched the first calls for proposals under the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital) programme. Following the launch, an info day for interested applicants will be organised on 19 January 2022 at 09:30-13:30 CET.

EU Missions info-days

On 18 and 19 January 2022, the European Commission will host virtual information days dedicated to the Horizon Europe Missions. All five missions will be discussed over the two days.

RIPEET project - info session

Social innovation and energy transition are key topics for your region? Join us on 13 January to learn more about ERRIN's project RIPEET, and see how you can benefit from the results of the project and participate in its peer learning programme.

Earth Observation online networking event

A networking event in the field of Earth observation / Copernicus services will be organised on 13 December between 14.00 and 16.30. It will provide a brief overview of recently launched Horizon Europe calls, yet its main aim is to enable pitching sessions for all those interested to establish new collaborative links across EU. 

Brussels Talks: New European Bauhaus

The Polish National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) Office in Brussels / Business and Science Poland is organising a webinar on the New European Bauhaus in the framework of its „Brussels Talks” series. The guest of the event will be Michela Magas, an innovation catalyst and a member of the New European Bauhaus high-level roundtable at the European Commission.

WG Documents
WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Wind energy in the natural and social environment - HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-02-05

Invitation to participate as pilot cases in EU application: HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-03-05 Wind energy in the natural and social environment. The objective is to develop modelling tools and objective holistic assessment metrics for realistic in-depth analysis of cumulative impacts of wind installations on the environment and on local communities.

First calls for proposals under CEF Digital launched

Following the adoption of the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital) in December 2021, the European Commission now launched the first calls for proposals under CEF Digital. The calls aim to strengthen digital connectivity infrastructures across the EU and support Europe's digital transformation.

European Commission launches a call for top experts to advise on EU Missions

The European Commission has launched a call for top experts to join the five Mission Boards, with the role of providing advice on the implementation of the EU Missions. The call for applications is open online until 2 February 2022, 17:00 CET.

Basque authorities coordinating a HE proposal on ci

Some entities of the Basque Country (Spain) are leading a proposal for Horizon Europe (topic: HORIZON-CL6-2022-CIRCBIO-01-01: Circular cities and regions initiative’s project development assistance), and are looking for European partners.

First Work Programme for CEF Digital adopted

On 16 December the European Commission adopted the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital), defining the scope and aims of the EU-supported actions needed to improve Europe's digital connectivity infrastructures for 3 years. Over €1 billion will be dedicated to these actions in funding in 2021-2023.

European Commission publishes Horizon Europe Work Programme for EU Missions

The European Commission has published the Horizon Europe Work Programme for 2021-2022, including the Work Programme for the five EU Missions. As a result of a budget increase, 19 new calls dedicated to the roll-out of the EU Missions have been announced.

Latest Updates

  • By Cecilie Lindstrom

Wind energy in the natural and social environment - HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-02-05

Invitation to participate as pilot cases in EU application: HORIZON-CL5-2021-D3-03-05 Wind energy in the natural and social environment. The objective is to develop modelling tools and objective holistic assessment metrics for realistic in-depth analysis of cumulative impacts of wind installations on the environment and on local communities.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

EIC Greenhouse Gas Programme: call for regions with decarbonisation challanges

The EIC Greenhouse Gas Programme aims to accelerate decarbonisation in Europe by co-developing cost-effective solutions to improve the sustainability of regions. A call for regions with decarbonisation challenges has just opened.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

First calls for proposals under CEF Digital launched

Following the adoption of the first Work Programme for the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF Digital) in December 2021, the European Commission now launched the first calls for proposals under CEF Digital. The calls aim to strengthen digital connectivity infrastructures across the EU and support Europe's digital transformation.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

European Commission launches a call for top experts to advise on EU Missions

The European Commission has launched a call for top experts to join the five Mission Boards, with the role of providing advice on the implementation of the EU Missions. The call for applications is open online until 2 February 2022, 17:00 CET.

  • By Etienne Rodzinka-Verhelle

Have your say on photovoltaic panels recycling!

PHOTORAMA project is launching a survey to better understand the awareness that stakeholders have of PV panel recycling, and what they consider as barriers and drivers of PV panel recycling.

  • By Etienne Rodzinka-Verhelle

Basque authorities coordinating a HE proposal on ci

Some entities of the Basque Country (Spain) are leading a proposal for Horizon Europe (topic: HORIZON-CL6-2022-CIRCBIO-01-01: Circular cities and regions initiative’s project development assistance), and are looking for European partners.