Funding Source: Seventh Research Framework Programme (FP7), European Commission

Summary:

Under the Energy theme of the Co-operation Specific Programme, three calls for proposals were issued on 3 September 2008 with varying deadlines.

Call Identifier: FP7-ENERGY-2009-1

There are four main activities/areas for this call:

1. Renewable Electricity Generation

Topics include: Geothermal, Solar Power, offshore platforms and photovoltaics.

2. Renewable Fuel Production

Topics include: second generation fuel from biomass.

3. CO2 capture and storage

Topics include: innovative capture techniques and storage technology

4. Smart Energy networks

Topics include: Cross cutting issues and technologies.

Budget: EUR 83m

Deadline: 25 November 2008, 17.00 Brussels local time.

01 April 2009 – 2nd deadline (for 2-stage procedure)


Call identifier: FP7-ENERGY-2009-3

There are six main activities/areas for this call, which have specific topics:

1. Renewable Electricity Generation

Topic: stakeholders’ activities in the field of Photovoltaics

2. Renewable Fuel Production

Topic: stakeholders’ activities in the field of Biofuels

3. Co2 capture and Storage

Topic: stakeholders’ activities in the field of Zero Emission Energy Production

4. Smart Energy Networks

Topic: stakeholders’ activities in the field of Smart Grids

5. Knowledge for Energy Policy Making

Topic: European energy infrastructure networks and systems transition planning

6. Horizontal Programme Actions

Topic: Trans-national cooperation among NCPs

Budget: EUR 5.5m

Deadline: 25 November 2008, 17.00 Brussels local time.


Call identifier: FP7-ENERGY-2009-2

There are six main activities/areas for this call, which have specific topics:

1. Renewable Electricity Generation

Topics include: Solar Photovoltaics and Biomass to electricity from energy crops and recovered fuels

2. Renewables for Heating and Cooling

Topics include: Solar thermal systems for industrial process heat and hybrid systems

3. Clean Coal Technologies

Topic: Efficiency increases in existing and new build pulverised coal power plants with a view to CCS

4. Smart Energy Networks

Topic: Optimisation of the electricity grid with large scale Renewables and storage

5. Energy Efficiency and Savings

Topic: Energy efficiency in energy intensive industry

6. Knowledge for Energy Policy Making

Topic: European scientific multidisciplinary “think-tank” to support energy policy and to assess the potential impacts of its measures

Budget: EUR 100m

Deadline: 29 April 2009, 17.00 Brussels local time.

For more detailed information on each call, please consult CORDIS for the key documents under this theme which include the call fiche, work programme, fact sheet and guide for applicants, using the identifier code above.

Funder Link: CORDIS

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