From Policy to Action Supporting the development of

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From Policy to Action “Supporting the development of CHP / DHC” Mr William Gillett

From Policy to Action “Supporting the development of CHP / DHC” Mr William Gillett European Commission Head of Unit, Intelligent Energy Executive Agency (IEEA)

HOW DO WE GET FROM HERE TO THERE ? Policies Technologies Market opportunities ?

HOW DO WE GET FROM HERE TO THERE ? Policies Technologies Market opportunities ? Real changes on the ground 2

HOW DOES THE IEE PROGRAMME WORK? < The current IEE programme runs from 2003

HOW DOES THE IEE PROGRAMME WORK? < The current IEE programme runs from 2003 -06 < It co-finances projects, which support the programme objectives < Applications are submitted following annual Calls for Proposals < Successful proposers conclude grant agreements with the IEEA < The usual co-financing rate is 50% 3

ACTIONS SUPPORTED 1000+ organisations from 30 European countries < carry out 200+ European projects

ACTIONS SUPPORTED 1000+ organisations from 30 European countries < carry out 200+ European projects < organise 35 major European events < establish 30+ local/regional energy agencies 4

ECOHEATCOOL < 14 Partners, 32 countries < Objective: 4 communicate that district heating and

ECOHEATCOOL < 14 Partners, 32 countries < Objective: 4 communicate that district heating and cooling, can expand further in an extended EU < Approach 4 Analyse heating and cooling demands in Europe 4 Determine possibilities for district heating and cooling 4 Provide a tool to assess the efficiency of district heating systems 4 Highlight the impact of more district heating and cooling on European policy objectives 4 Recommend strategies for more sustainable heat and cold supply http: //www. ecoheatcool. org 5

COGEN CHALLENGE A European information campaign to demonstrate that small-scale cogeneration is feasible, reliable

COGEN CHALLENGE A European information campaign to demonstrate that small-scale cogeneration is feasible, reliable and adaptable to the needs of many users Expected results: < 6 regional small-scale cogeneration facilitators < Workshops, seminars, training of the trainers, media events < Fact sheets, brochures, best practices, contact lists, calculation tools < Showcase of 1, 000 projects on www. cogen-challenge. org 6

OPTIPOLYGEN < Focus: food industry with cooling and heating needs < Objective: determine the

OPTIPOLYGEN < Focus: food industry with cooling and heating needs < Objective: determine the polygeneration potential in the European food industries and boost its development Expected results: < database of applications < survey of the polygeneration potential in the European food industry < Technical, financial and investment guides < Training material for consultants and engineers 7 www. optipolygen. org

K 4 RES Led by the main European renewables industry associations in collaboration with

K 4 RES Led by the main European renewables industry associations in collaboration with private and public institutions Main outputs: < European action plan for the development renewable heating and cooling market < Specific action plans for solar, biomass, geothermal technologies < Interparliamentary meetings, 4 macroregional workshops and 1 large-scale event in Brussels 8

STEP BY STEP FROM POLICY TO ACTION Policies Technologies Market opportunities Market analysis +

STEP BY STEP FROM POLICY TO ACTION Policies Technologies Market opportunities Market analysis + development Regulatory + administrative shifts Tools + methods Policy analyses Skills + know-how Education + training Interaction + exchange Social innovation 9 Real changes on the ground

IEE CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2006 Total budget for support: about € 50 million 10

IEE CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2006 Total budget for support: about € 50 million 10

Supported actions, grants and deadlines Type Projects (“Type 1”) Energy agencies Budget (million €)

Supported actions, grants and deadlines Type Projects (“Type 1”) Energy agencies Budget (million €) 43 4 Expected grants Minimum number of applicants 100 At least 3 independent organisations from 3 participating countries 20 (“Type 2”) Events (“Type 3”) 1 25 Participating countries: EU-25, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, 11 Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia At least 2 local or regional authorities from 2 participating countries 1 or more organisations from participating countries Grants Up to 50% of eligible costs, not more than € 40, 000 Deadline for submission 31 October 2006

3 SPECIFIC FIELDS SAVE Improvement of energy efficiency and rational use of energy ALTENER

3 SPECIFIC FIELDS SAVE Improvement of energy efficiency and rational use of energy ALTENER Promotion of new and renewable energy sources for production of electricity and heat STEER 12 Improvement of energy efficiency & use of renewables in transport

14 priority areas open in 2006 VERTICAL KEY ACTIONS SAVE ALTENER (1) Multiplying success

14 priority areas open in 2006 VERTICAL KEY ACTIONS SAVE ALTENER (1) Multiplying success in buildings (2) Retrofitting social housing (3) Innovative approaches in industry (4) Energy efficient equipment and products (5) Electricity from renewables (6) Heat and cooling from renewables (7) Small-scale renewable energy sources applications STEER (9) Policy measures for efficient energy use in transport 10) Strengthening the knowledge of local management agencies in the transport field (8) Alternative vehicle propulsion HORIZONTAL KEY ACTIONS (1) Sustainable Energy Communities (2) Think globally, act locally 13 (3) Financing mechanisms and incentives (4) Monitoring and evaluation

VKA 3 Innovative approaches in industry IEEA contact: Ms Kerstin Lichtenvort kerstin. lichtenvort@ec. europa.

VKA 3 Innovative approaches in industry IEEA contact: Ms Kerstin Lichtenvort kerstin. [email protected] europa. eu http: //ec. europa. eu/energy/intelligent/ieea/index_en. htm

VKA 5 – RES electricity IEEA Contact : Ms Ulrike Nuscheler ulrike. nuscheler@ec. europa.

VKA 5 – RES electricity IEEA Contact : Ms Ulrike Nuscheler ulrike. [email protected] europa. eu http: //ec. europa. eu/energy/intelligent/ieea/index_en. htm

VKA 6 - RES Heating / Cooling IEEA contact: Mr Krzysztof Gierulski krzysztof. gierulski@ec.

VKA 6 - RES Heating / Cooling IEEA contact: Mr Krzysztof Gierulski krzysztof. [email protected] europa. eu http: //ec. europa. eu/energy/intelligent/ieea/index_en. htm

Sustainable Energy Communities IEEA Contact : Mr Priit ENOK Priit. enok@ec. europa. eu http:

Sustainable Energy Communities IEEA Contact : Mr Priit ENOK Priit. [email protected] europa. eu http: //ec. europa. eu/energy/intelligent/ieea/index_en. htm

HOW TO APPLY FOR IEE FUNDING Preparing your application

HOW TO APPLY FOR IEE FUNDING Preparing your application

What kind of projects ? <IEE is a European programme looking for European added

What kind of projects ? <IEE is a European programme looking for European added value 4 NOT singular actions on national or local level (subsidiarity) 4 BUT … learning together and from each other <IEE is a non-technology programme 4 NOT funding costs for investments in demonstration 4 BUT … addressing non-technological barriers 19

IEE project impacts 3 levels of impacts are expected : < Raise awareness <

IEE project impacts 3 levels of impacts are expected : < Raise awareness < Change attitudes / policies < New legislation / new investment / market transformation 20

Application forms Part 1 21 Part 2

Application forms Part 1 21 Part 2

Planning your proposal < Investigate the state of the art. What has been done

Planning your proposal < Investigate the state of the art. What has been done before? < What exactly do you propose to do ? < What will be different when your project has ended ? (When you have finished, how will we know that you have succeeded ? ) EXPLAIN THESE STEPS CLEARLY IN YOUR PROPOSAL ! 22

Award criteria for projects 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 23 Quality of the action

Award criteria for projects 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 23 Quality of the action Quality of the approach Community added value Costs and benefits Organisation of the Team

Planning Closing date for submission of applications: 31 October 2006 Estimated date of completion

Planning Closing date for submission of applications: 31 October 2006 Estimated date of completion of the evaluation: End of February 2007 Estimated date for signature of contracts: from August 2007 onward (May 2007 for events) 24

THE IEE WEBPAGE: YOUR MAIN SOURCE OF INFORMATION § Call for proposals 2006 §

THE IEE WEBPAGE: YOUR MAIN SOURCE OF INFORMATION § Call for proposals 2006 § Details of ongoing projects § List of supported events § Intelligent Energy News § Support for project partners § Contacts & help http: //ec. europa. eu/energy/intelligent/index_en. html 25

Come and talk to us ! IEEA welcomes a discussion or meeting with proposers

Come and talk to us ! IEEA welcomes a discussion or meeting with proposers before they submit their proposals THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION ! 26