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Small-scale project implementation in the fields of Energy, Climate Protection and Transport for municipalities and cities in Türkiye

IMPORTANT
Deadline for the submission of applications:
2022-11-01
Days left:
81 d.

Important documents:

The deadline for the submission of applications is 1 November 2022, 12:00 EET (UTC+3).

SUBMIT APPLICATION

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EU4 Energy Grant Application Form

EU4 Energy Guidelines for Applicants

Annexes for Information

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EU4 Energy Registration to the Information Event

Request for Clarification Form

Total budget of the call

300 000 EUR

Funded activities

The Call for proposals is launched under “EU4 Energy Transition: Covenant of Mayors in the Western Balkans and Türkiye”.

The global objective of this call for proposals is to deliver on the energy transition and tackle climate change in Türkiye.

The specific objectives of this call for proposals is to reduce energy consumption and (or) to increase the local energy production share with renewable energy projects by promoting energy efficiency in one of the relevant sectors: energy, climate protection and transport.

This Call for proposals tackles climate change and will support energy transition in Türkiye through an increased uptake of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Initiative (CoM) in the region as well as will support municipal authorities to translate their ambitions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into reality and enhance resilience to climate change impacts, while taking into account diversity on the ground.

Overall objective of EU4Energy Transition Project aim to support the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Initiative (CoM) cities of the Western Balkans and Türkiye in delivering on their pledges under the energy and climate targets. EU4 Energy Transition: Covenant of Mayors in the Western Balkans and Turkey is a multi-donor project that is jointly co-financed by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

EU4 Energy Transition Project in Türkiye is implemented by Central Project Management Agency (Lithuania).

Sectors or themes

The specific sectors or themes to which the action must relate are: energy, climate protection and transport.

Areas of interventions for the actions:

(1) Climate mitigation: actions which contribute to reducing the municipality’s GHG emissions:

  • Sustainable energy (Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy);
  • Sustainable transport;

(2) Climate adaptation: actions which contribute to increasing the municipality’s resilience against present and future climate risks.

Types of activity

Activities supported under this call may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • activities related to the implementation of innovative and technological solutions by installing RES, increasing energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions in the municipal/ urban infrastructure, buildings and transport sectors;
  • activities to prepare for a longer and more intense fire season, the challenge of sea-level rise, improving air quality and similar activities.

The actions must derive from an approved strategic document (i.e. SECAP, SEAP, SUMP, Local Spatial Plan, etc.) and/or have the complete backing of decision makers.

All actions must be in full compliance with national Turkish legislation, policy, norms and standards and must have the support of the city Mayor and/or City Council.

Location

Actions must take place in the following country: Türkiye.

Contacts

Jovita Ramanauskaitė

j.ramanauskaite@cpva.lt 

Project grant rate

Size of grants

Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum amounts:

  • minimum amount: EUR 75,000
  • maximum amount: EUR 150,000

Any grant requested under this call for proposals must fall between the following minimum and maximum percentages of total eligible costs of the action:

  • Minimum percentage: 75 % of the total eligible costs of the action.
  • Maximum percentage: 90 % of the total eligible costs of the action

Duration of the projects

The initial planned duration of an action may not exceed 12 months.

Selection process

Applications must be submitted online via electronic system “Submittable”. The link to the submission is SUBMIT APPLICATION

To support potential applicants, the EU4 Energy Transition Project will organise online Information Session about the Call on 21 September 2022 at 11:00 EET (UTC+3). Please find the registration form to the information session HERE.

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