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News article31 May 2022European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

Horizon Europe: EUR 99 million of funding available for Energy R&I projects

HE Energy May 22 visual

The European Commission has launched new calls for projects under Horizon Europe's Work Programme for 2021-2022.

EU funding of EUR 99 million in total is now available for Energy with a deadline of 27 October 2022 at 5pm (CEST).

The projects will be selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation. See the below table for more details about the calls, deadlines, and evaluation stages:


Call Ref

Topic (Number)

Type of action

Budget available
(€ million)


 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-05Renewable energy carriers from variable renewable electricity surplus and carbon emissions from energy consuming sectors




Direct renewable energy integration into process energy demands of the chemical industry



 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-08Demonstration of complete value chains for advanced biofuel and non-biological renewable fuel productionHORIZON-IA2027/10/2022
 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-01Digital solutions for defining synergies in international renewable energy value chainsHORIZON-RIA927/10/2022
 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-02AU-EU Energy System ModellingHORIZON-RIA527/10/2022
 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-04Technological interfaces between solar fuel technologies and other renewablesHORIZON-RIA1027/10/2022
 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-07Renewable energy incorporation in agriculture and forestryHORIZON-IA1527/10/2022
 HORIZON-CL5-2022-D3-02-03Innovative renewable energy carrier production for heating from renewable energiesHORIZON-IA1027/10/2022








Horizon Europe is the new EU framework programme for research and innovation which succeeds Horizon 2020. Under Horizon Europe, Energy, Climate Action, and Mobility research actions are grouped into Cluster 5.

The overarching driver for this cluster is to accelerate the twin green and digital transitions and associated transformation of our economy, industry and society with a view to achieving climate neutrality in Europe by 2050.

The EU Commission adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. 

How to apply?

Funding opportunities under Horizon Europe are set out in the multiannual Climate, Energy and Mobility work programme.

All funding information and details on how to apply are on the Funding and Tenders portal.

The  Online Manual is your guide on the procedures from proposal submission to managing your grant.

Horizon Europe Programme Guide contains the detailed guidance to the structure, budget and political priorities of Horizon Europe.

The Funding & Tenders Portal FAQ – find the answers to most frequently asked questions on submission of proposals, evaluation and grant management.

For specific questions related to Horizon Europe, please contact the Research Enquiry Service.

What are the requirements for applying?

The requirements for submitting a project proposal are detailed in the relevant documents published on the individual call page.

The submitted proposals are evaluated by independent experts drawn from the European Commission's database of external evaluators. Applicants will receive the evaluation results at the latest five months after the submission deadline. Grant agreements will be signed with the successful applicants within eight months after the submission deadline.