Horizon Europe is the European Union (EU) funding programme for the period 2021 – 2027, which targets the sectors of research and innovation. The programme’s budget is around € 95.5 billion, of which € 5.4 billion is from NextGenerationEU to stimulate recovery and strengthen the EU’s resilience in the future, and € 4.5 billion is additional aid.
The call is intended to support all the preparatory phases among all stakeholders (HVDC systems manufacturers, TSOs, wind turbine manufacturers and windfarm developers) leading to a demonstration project to de-risk the technology to enable the installation in Europe of the first Multi-Vendor Multi-Terminal HVDC system with Grid Forming Capability.
The supports all the multiple preparatory tasks, which will lead to a global agreement among stakeholders and define the detailed planning for the full-scale industrial demonstrator. These include, but are not limited to:
The selected projects are expected to contribute to relevant BRIDGE activities.
EU contribution per project: €1,00 million
Research and Innovation Foundation
Dr Angelos Ntantos
Dr Ioannis Theodorou
(Publish Date: 22/07/2021-for internal use only)