£185m available for SME energy efficiency projects


The new call for Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency project proposals has opened today, with €212m (£185m) available to fund small and medium sized enterprise (SME) energy efficiency schemes in 2018 and 2019.

Funding is also available to local authorities.

The European Commission invites SMEs to apply for funds in areas including: buildings renovation; integrated home renovation services; next-generation of energy performance assessment & certification; heat/cold recovery of industrial waste; capacity building for energy audits; mainstreaming of energy efficiency financing and its further innovation; project development assistance; new energy labelling, modelling energy efficiency & energy demand; supporting public authorities to implement the Energy Union; mitigating household energy poverty; role of consumers in changing the market; and enabling the next-generation of smart services integrating energy efficiency.

Funds are available to individual firms and consortia.

See details on how to apply here.

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