07 January 2013

Intelligent energy europe programme

European funds for energy: IEE programme
Deadline: 8th May 2013

european funds for energy

The objective of the Intelligent Energy - Europe Programme is to contribute to secure sustainable and competitively priced energy for Europe, by providing for action:
  • to foster energy efficiency and the rational use of energy resources;
  • to promote new and renewable energy sources and to support energy diversification;
  • to promote energy efficiency and the use of new and renewable energy sources in transport.
Budget for 2013 is EUR 65Million.

Intelligent Energy Europe covers action in the following fields;
 Energy efficiency and rational use of energy resources (SAVE), including: 
  • Improvement of energy efficiency and the rational use of energy, in particular in the building and industry sectors; 
  • Supporting the preparation and application of legislative measures.
New and renewable energy resources (ALTENER), including:
  • Promoting new and renewable energy sources for centralised and decentralised production of electricity, heat and cooling, and thus supporting the diversification of energy sources;
  • Integrating new and renewable energy sources into the local environment and the energy systems; Supporting the preparation and application of legislative measures.
Energy in transport (STEER) to promote energy efficiency and the use of new and renewable energy sources in transport, including: 

  •  Supporting initiatives relating to all energy aspects of transport and the diversification of fuels; 
  •  Promoting renewable fuels and energy efficiency in transport; 
  •  Supporting the preparation and application of legislative measures. 

 Integrated initiatives combine several of the above specific fields or relating to certain EU priorities.

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