LIFE Clean Energy Transition Call

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Call Description:
The LIFE Clean Energy Transition Call 2023 has EUR 99 million available for 13 funding topics to support the clean energy transition in Europe in areas such as:

Technical support to clean energy transition plans and strategies in municipalities and regions
Towards an effective implementation of key legislation in the field of sustainable energy
Maximizing use of and valorising EPREL data through innovative applications
Energy Performance of Buildings - Creating the conditions to make renovation faster, deeper, smarter, service and data-driven
Supporting the clean energy transition of the European businesses
BUILD UP Skills – Upskilling and reskilling interventions enabling a decarbonised building stock and energy system integration
Boosting heat pump deployment through alternative models and skilled installers
District heating and cooling: Enabling modernisation and fuel switch through support for investment plans and skills development
Crowding in private finance
Integrated services for clean energy transition in buildings and businesses
Project Development Assistance for sustainable energy investments
Alleviating household energy poverty and vulnerability in Europe
European Energy Communities Facility

Proposals can only be submitted electronically through the Funding & Tenders portal.

Information including the legislation and rules for participation, templates for proposals, evaluations, and project reporting can be accessed on the Funding & Tenders Portal.


Call Opens: 11 May 2023  - Confirmed

Call Closes: 16 November 2023  - Confirmed

ERNACT Contact: Jose Manuel San Emeterio

Programme: LIFE Programme

As such, it is one of the key contributors to the European Green Deal3 which aims to: transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource efficient and competitive economy where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic growth is decoupled from resource use and protect, conserve and enhance the EU's natural capital, and protect the health and well-being of citizens from environment and climate related risks and impacts. 

Funding Description:
The LIFE Programme will contribute to these priorities through its four subprogrammes in particular by:

- boosting and integrating the implementation of the EU’s policy objectives for halting and reversing loss of wildlife habitats and species across all sectors.
- supporting the transition to a circular economy and protecting and improving the quality of EU’s natural resources, including air, soil and water among others.
-supporting implementation of the 2030 energy and climate policy framework, the EU’s climate neutrality objective by 2050, and the new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change.
-building capacity, stimulating investments and supporting implementation of policies focused on energy efficiency and small-scale renewables.

Core ERNACT regions
Newfoundland & Labrador
South Ostrobothnia
Upper Franconia
West Romania
San Sebastián
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom