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

Horizon Europe info-days: Cluster 6

A second edition of the Horizon Europe Info Days for cluster 6 will take place on 25 and 26 October. The meeting will present the 77 open topics of the Horizon Europe cluster 6 2022 calls and offer insight on the Soil Mission.

Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy: making the Green Deal a reality

SEArica organises a seminar dedicated to Baltic Sea ports as drivers of the sustainable blue economy, with the Informal Baltic Sea group and the CPMR Baltic Sea Commission, with the support of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions.

Horizon Europe Matchmaking event - Energy

This online matchmaking event will be focused on the research and innovation community of Cyprus, Greece, Poland, Slovenia, and Hungary but it is also open to other relevant European stakeholders. The goal of the event is to build a platform for everyone to share their ideas and find partners for future consortia in Horizon Europe calls, with a particular focus on Cluster 5, under Energy related topics.

Accelerating climate action in EU & Member States through Fit for 55 package and National Plans

Climate Action Network Europe is bringing together high-level speakers to demonstrate and discuss how the Fit for 55 package can further increase the EU's climate ambitions and accelerate the energy transition.

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

Commission adopts 2022 Work Programme

This week, the European Commission adopted its 2022 Work Programme, which lays out 42 new policy initiatives across the six headline ambitions of President von der Leyen's Political Guidelines.

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

Introducing NetZeroCities: ERRIN to play a key role in the journey towards climate-neutral cities

As a partner in the NetZeroCities project – the project selected to support cities as they drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions through climate action to achieve climate neutrality – ERRIN will work closely with its members to support them in achieving their climate neutrality goals.

Five Horizon Europe Missions launch

The European Commission has today launched its five Horizon Europe Missions as a new way to work towards ambitious goals related to health, the climate and the environment by 2030. Read about the announcements and ERRIN's work on the Missions so far.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission adopts 2022 Work Programme

This week, the European Commission adopted its 2022 Work Programme, which lays out 42 new policy initiatives across the six headline ambitions of President von der Leyen's Political Guidelines.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Scale-up your local / regional project to the European level via the EIC

ERRIN is launching an open call to map research and innovation projects funded with European Structural and Investment Funds in the last couple of years which could potentially receive further funding from the EIC. This Call is following up previous exchanges with the EIC Programme Managers to explore how regions and their stakeholders can further benefit from the EIC.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN annual survey: Provide input on ERRIN’s 2022 priorities and share feedback on activities!

To start planning Working Group activities for 2022, the Working Group leaders will take part in the annual strategy workshops at the end of November. To inform these workshops, ERRIN members are invited to take part in an annual survey – an opportunity to provide input on the network’s future priorities and reflect on past activities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Call for expression of interest for members of the 4 JTP working groups (DG REGIO)

The Commission has launched the Just Transition Platform (JTP) to assist MS and regions to unlock the support available through the Just Transition Mechanism. An important part of this new instrument is the exchange with stakeholders on the just transition in carbon-intensive regions. To shape this exchange, DG REGIO has launched a Call for expression of interest for members of the JTP working groups.