The evaluations of the fifth wave of Horizon 2020 Energy calls for several energy topics for the H2020 Energy call on Low Carbon Energy (H2020-LC-SC3-2020-NZE-RES-CC) and the Cross Cutting call on Low Carbon and Circular Industries (H2020-LCCI-INEA-Single Stage) under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme have been finalised.
Overall, the budget for the call was €112 million distributed over 12 single stage topics, all managed by INEA and under the responsibility of DG Research & Innovation and DG ENER.
INEA received 272 project proposals by the deadline of 1 September 2020, requesting almost €1.4 billion.
In total, 21 projects with a requested budget of over €122 million have been selected for funding and have been invited to start the preparation of the grant signature.
Retained for funding
Requested funding (M€)
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) aspects of the Clean-Energy Transition
European Energy and Climate Modelling Forum (2020-2024)
Industrial (Waste) Heat-to-Power conversion
Integrated local energy systems (Energy islands): International cooperation with India
Low carbon industrial production using CCUS
Geological Storage Pilots
Efficient combination of Concentrated Solar Power and desalination (with particular focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region)
International cooperation with Japan for Research and Innovation on advanced biofuels and alternative renewable fuels
International Cooperation with USA and/or China on alternative renewable fuels from sunlight for energy, transport and chemical storage
Demonstration of innovative and sustainable hydropower solutions targeting unexplored small-scale hydropower potential in Central Asia
International cooperation with Canada on advanced biofuels and bioenergy
Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for urban energy transitions
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The evaluation of projects was carried out by external independent experts. These evaluators are selected from the European Commission's database.
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