ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus - Joint Call for Proposals

Basic Information

Network ERANet SmartGridPlus
Aim of the joint call The first Joint call of ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is an initiative of funding programs from 20 European countries and regions, co-funded by the European Commission under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program (topic LCE-18-2014, ERA-Net Co-fund). It intends to promote piloting and demonstration in the field of smart grids, with a focus on validation, scale-up and replication, integrating the three research layers of Stakeholder/Adoption, Marketplace and Technology. The total available call budget is approximately € 40 million.
Type of joint call Two Stages - Call with pre-proposals and full proposals submissions
Launch date 30/01/2015
Deadline Pre-Proposal 08/04/2015 Submitted proposal: n/a
Deadline Full-Proposal 02/06/2015 Submitted proposal: 50
Evaluation End Date 17/12/2015 Successful proposal: n/a Proposals funded: 21
Is call co-funded? Yes
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Energy
Type of research n/a
Target groups n/a
Participating networks n/a

Organisations Participating

Country Organisation
Austria Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)
Belgium Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT)
Belgium Public Service of Wallonia (SPW)
Croatia Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund (FZOEU)
Denmark (Energinet)
Finland Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (TEKES)
France Agency for Environment and Energy Management (ADEME)
Germany Project Management Energy, Technology, Sustainability / Research Centre Juelich (PT ETN)
Latvia Latvian National Academy of Sciences (LAS/LZA)
Netherlands Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
Norway Research Council of Norway (RCN)
Poland National Centre for Research and Development (NCBiR)
Portugal Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT)
Romania Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)
Slovenia Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport (MESCS/MIZS)
Spain Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI)
Sweden Swedish Energy Agency (SWEA)
Switzerland Federal Office of Energy (SFOE/BFE)
Türkiye The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)
United Kingdom Scottish Enterprise (SEN)

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
CERA-SG Cost-Efficient Data Collection for Smart Grid and Revenue As... 01/04/2016 31/03/2019 4
CESEPS Co-Evolution of Smart Energy Products and Services 01/02/2016 31/03/2019 7
Callia Callia - Open Inter-DSO electricity markets for RES integrat... 01/07/2016 31/03/2019 10
CloudGrid Transnational CLOUD for Interconnection of Demonstration Fac... 01/03/2016 31/03/2019 5
DCSMART DC Distribution Smart Grids 01/02/2016 31/03/2019 5
DeCAS Demonstration of coordinated ancillary services covering dif... 01/02/2016 31/01/2019 9
EPR European Pattern Recognition - Renewable Energy Impact 01/03/2016 28/02/2018 8
GReSBAS Grid Responsive Society Through Building Automation Systems 01/04/2016 31/03/2019 3
GridFriends Demand response for grid-friendly quasi-autarkic energy coop... 01/05/2016 30/04/2019 5
MATCH 2 Markets - Actors - Technologies: A comparative study of smar... 01/02/2016 31/07/2018 7
MIDAS Multi-input Intelligent Distribution Automation System 01/02/2016 30/06/2018 5
Power Alliance From local peak shaving to regional load shaping, a transnat... 07/04/2016 31/03/2019 8
REStable Improvement of Renewables-based System Services Through Bett... 01/04/2016 18/02/2019 9
RIGRID Rural Intelligent Grid 01/05/2016 30/04/2018 6
ReFlex Replicability Concept for Flexible Smart Grids 01/03/2016 27/02/2019 15
SCPEVN Increased Self Consumption of Photovoltaic Power for Electri... 01/04/2016 31/12/2018 6
SMARES Smart Energy-Storing Modular Technology with advanced Energy... 01/04/2016 30/09/2018 3
SmartGuide Defining Planning and Operation Guidelines for European Smar... 01/04/2016 31/03/2019 9
SmartIAN Smart Integrated Active Networks 3
VOLATILE Voltage Control on the transmission grid using wind power at... 01/02/2016 30/06/2018 3
uGRIP Microgrid Positioning 04/01/2016 31/03/2019 4