Call for proposals – Actions 2012 ‘Intelligent Energy — Europe’ Programme CIP-IEE-2012 Closed!


Through the present call for proposals launched by the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation (EACI), the European Union will fund projects that will 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


SAVE: Energy efficiency

  • SAVE — Industrial excellence in energy
  • SAVE – Consumer behaviour
  • SAVE – Energy services

ALTENER: New and renewable energy resources

  • ALTENER — Electricity from renewable energy sources (RES-e)
  • ALTENER — Bioenergy

STEER: Energy in transport

  • STEER — Energy-efficient transport
  • STEER — Clean and energy-efficient vehicles

Integrated Initiatives

  • Energy-efficient Public Spending Initiative
  • Local Energy Leadership
  • Mobilising Local Energy Investments
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings
  • Build Up Skills, the Sustainable Building Workforce Initiative - Training and Qualification in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Closing dates for submission to the Build Up Skills Initiative are: 9 February 2012 for Pillar I and 30 April 2013 for Pillar II

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 67,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 08 May 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Annual Work Programme 2012 Intelligent Energy (Work programme)
  • Call CIP-IEE-2012 (Other)
  • Guide for Applicants CIP-IEE-2012 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Call – Actions 2012 ‘Intelligent Energy — Europe’ Programme (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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