Clean Energy Transition CET – Mainstreaming sustainable energy finance and integrating energy performance in EU sustainable finance criteria and standards

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Programme Category

EU Competitive Programmes

Programme Name

LIFE: ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE ACTION

Programme Description

The LIFE Programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. The general objective of LIFE is to contribute to the implementation, updating and development of EU environmental and climate policy and legislation by co-financing projects with European added value. After 22 years, €3.4 billion and 4.170 projects, the LIFE Programme continues to finance actions for the environment and climate action. For the 2021-2027 the total budget of the LIFE Programme is €5.4 billion.

Programme Details

Identifier Code

LIFE-2021-CET-MAINSTREAM

Call

Clean Energy Transition CET – Mainstreaming sustainable energy finance and integrating energy performance in EU sustainable finance criteria and standards

Summary

The topic aims to make sustainable energy investments more attractive to private investors and to align them with the EU’s sustainable finance policy.

Detailed Call Description

Proposals should address at least one of the following two scopes:

  • Scope A – Proposals should mainstream and de-risk sustainable energy investments with a particular focus on private finance stakeholders.
  • Scope B – The proposed actions should focus on alignment or overachievement of the EU sustainable finance requirements in the field of sustainable energy investment.

The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to € 1 750 000 would allow the specific objectives to be addressed appropriately. The funding rate is 95%.

Call Total Budget

€5.500.000

Financing percentage by EU or other bodies / Level of Subsidy or Loan

The funding rate is 95%.

Thematic Categories

  • Energy
  • Environment and Climate Change

Eligibility for Participation

  • Associations
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Call Opening Date

13/07/2021

Call Closing Date

12/01/2022

National Contact Point(s)

Department of Environment
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
www.lifecyclamen.com.cy

Contact Persons 
Marilena Papastavrou
Environment Officer, National Contact Point for Environment
Contact Phone: +357 22 408 926
Email: mpapastavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy

Chrystalla Papastavrou
Environment Officer, National Contact Point for Climate
Contact Phone: +357 22 408 962
Email: cpapastavrou@environment.moa.gov.cy