Energy & Climate Change Working Group

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of the Energy & Climate Change Working Group.

Valentine Willmann

Leader

Valentine Willmann

Scotland Europa

Irene Palomino Antolín

Leader

Irene Palomino Antolín

Extremadura Goverment

Energy & Climate Change WG Leader

Leader

Emilia Pernaa

West Finland European Office

Pieter Faber

Leader

Pieter Faber

Cities Northern Netherlands

Energy & Climate Change

The main objective of the Energy & Climate Change Working Group is to act as a platform to discuss and share information on energy-related priorities and funding programmes, especially looking at the Green Deal and Horizon Europe. Since the energy and climate change-related topics are gaining importance in the European context, the WG is set to explore links and synergies with other areas in which energy plays a central role and cooperate with other ERRIN Working Groups.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Energy & Climate Change WG:

Energy & Climate Change WG: Adaptation to climate change

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The frequency and severity of climate and weather extremes – as well as related economic losses – are increasing. Nevertheless, the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change, has only recently

Joint Smart Cities and Energy & Climate Change WG coffee meeting

Joint Smart Cities and Energy & Climate Change WG coffee meeting on Cluster 5

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

The Energy & Climate Change and Smart Cities Working Groups are happy to invite you to an interactive coffee meeting focusing on the calls in Cluster 5, Destinations 2, 3 and 4 of the Horizon

energy

Energy & Climate Change WG meeting - Hydrogen Economy

Teresa Vio

Over the last few months, it has become clear that hydrogen is increasingly considered a priority in the energy-related agenda. In addition to presenting an update on the existing initiatives, this

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

How Copernicus helps Europe's regions to innovate public administrations and the delivery of public policies

The Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) together with the European Commission and the European Space Agency organise a webinar as part of the Copernicus4Regions initiative.

How Copernicus supports Europe's regions to improve prevention and preparedness to natural disasters

The Network of European Regions Using Space Technologies (NEREUS) together with the European Commission and the European Space Agency organise a webinar as part of the Copernicus4Regions initiative.

COP26 Climate Change Conference

The 2021 UN climate change conference (COP26) is scheduled to take place from 1 to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow, under the incoming presidency of the UK.

Islands and Rural Communities - Transitioning to Net Zero

As part of EU Sustainable Energy Week 2021, Scotland House Brussels is delighted to invite you to the last in our series of 'Road to COP 26' online events.

Horizon Europe info-days: Cluster 6

A second edition of the Horizon Europe Info Days for cluster 6 will take place on 25 and 26 October. The meeting will present the 77 open topics of the Horizon Europe cluster 6 2022 calls and offer insight on the Soil Mission.

Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe

On 25-29 October, FEUGA, Galician Ministry of Education (Xunta de Galicia) and Galician University System (SUG) will organise an international online matchmaking event "Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe".

WG Documents
WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

Introducing NetZeroCities: ERRIN to play a key role in the journey towards climate-neutral cities

As a partner in the NetZeroCities project – the project selected to support cities as they drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions through climate action to achieve climate neutrality – ERRIN will work closely with its members to support them in achieving their climate neutrality goals.

Five Horizon Europe Missions launch

The European Commission has today launched its five Horizon Europe Missions as a new way to work towards ambitious goals related to health, the climate and the environment by 2030. Read about the announcements and ERRIN's work on the Missions so far.

OECD & CoR survey: Decarbonising buildings in cities and regions

The OECD, in cooperation with the Committee of the Regions, is running a survey on decarbonising buildings in cities and regions.

Latest Updates

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN annual survey: Provide input on ERRIN’s 2022 priorities and share feedback on activities!

To start planning Working Group activities for 2022, the Working Group leaders will take part in the annual strategy workshops at the end of November. To inform these workshops, ERRIN members are invited to take part in an annual survey – an opportunity to provide input on the network’s future priorities and reflect on past activities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Call for expression of interest for members of the 4 JTP working groups (DG REGIO)

The Commission has launched the Just Transition Platform (JTP) to assist MS and regions to unlock the support available through the Just Transition Mechanism. An important part of this new instrument is the exchange with stakeholders on the just transition in carbon-intensive regions. To shape this exchange, DG REGIO has launched a Call for expression of interest for members of the JTP working groups.

  • By Hilary Webb

Introducing NetZeroCities: ERRIN to play a key role in the journey towards climate-neutral cities

As a partner in the NetZeroCities project – the project selected to support cities as they drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions through climate action to achieve climate neutrality – ERRIN will work closely with its members to support them in achieving their climate neutrality goals.