Clean Energy Transition CET – Towards an effective implementation of key legislation in the field of sustainable energy

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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-POLICY

Call

Clean Energy Transition CET – Towards an effective implementation of key legislation in the field of sustainable energy

Summary

The topic aims to support the implementation of the main pieces of legislation in the field of sustainable energy, notably of the Energy Efficiency Directive (Scope A), the Renewable Energy Directive (Scope B) and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Scope C).

Detailed Call Description

Moreover, it aims to contribute to the development and use of integrated approaches to effectively implement provisions across Energy Legislation (Scope D). Finally, it aims to support the implementation of the EU Strategy for Energy System Integration (Scope E).

Under the call 2021, proposals are invited for the Scopes A and B, i.e. proposals for actions to support the implementation of:

  • the Energy Efficiency Directive (Scope A) and;
  • the Renewable Energy Directive (Scope B).

Actions under this topic are expected, among others, to:

  • promote and enable exchange of insights and sharing of best practices within and across Member States;
  • provide support, technical advice and tools for contextualisation and specification of requirements, in general and according to the national and regional context;
  • scope, assess and model the impact of implementation options to comply with EU legislative requirements, thereby contributing to the design of more effective policies.

The Commission considers that proposals requesting a contribution from the EU of up to € 2 000 000 would allow the specific objectives to be addressed appropriately. The funding rate is 95%.

Call Total Budget

€6.000.000

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
  • Educational Institutions
  • NGOs
  • Non Profit Organisations
  • Researchers/Research Centers/Institutions

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