Calls for Proposals

The following calls for proposals are part of the Energy Programme:

-Calls for Proposals on Renewable Energy, Deadline 14 March 2019
-Call for Proposals on Energy Audits (under development)
-Call for Proposals on Electrification (under development)
-Call for Travel Support (as long as budget lasts)

About the Programme

The “Energy Programme in Romania” shall contribute to the general objectives of EEA and Norway Grants 2014‐2021, respectively to the reduction of economic and social disparities in the European Economic Area (EEA) and to strengthening bilateral relations between the EEA States and EU Beneficiary States.

The programme objective is to achieve less carbon intensive energy and increased security of supply. The Programme seeks to stimulate and develop long‐term cooperation between Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway
(“the Donor States”) and Romania (“Beneficiary State”) and is encouraging bilateral Donor Partnership Projects.

Fund Operator: Innovation Norway

Programme budget: € 62,826,500

Beneficiary State Programme Partners:

1. Ministry of Energy in Romania

2. Ministry of Environment in Romania

Donor Programme Partners:

1. Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE)

2. National Energy Authority (OS)

Programme outcomes:

  1. Increased Renewable Energy production
  2. Reduced CO2 emissions in all sectors (Energy Efficiency)
  3. Increased knowledge on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy security in all sectors of society
  4. Enhanced research and development capacity on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy security
  5. Increased access to electricity for households in areas where connection to the electricity network is not feasible

Bilateral Outcome: Enhanced collaboration between Beneficiary and Donor States entities involved in the programme

Programme area specifics:

  • Programmes targeting greenhouse gas reductions and/or avoidance through energy efficiency measures shall deliver considerable reductions at a reasonable cost; a maximum of 150 EUR grant per tonne CO2 equivalent per year reduced/ avoided should be aimed for;
  • Priority shall be given to bilateral partnerships offering added value.

Further inquiries may be done at the programme official e-mail address:

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