The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has opened the first Call for Proposals for grant funding for sustainable energy projects under its Flexible Fund.
It expects to distribute £1 million of the total £3 million fund in this first call and is seeking proposals from universities or other eligible institutions, singly or in consortia in the areas of:
- Governing the transition: governance and energy vector change
- Finance: the impact of policy on investments at different scales
- Cooling the transition: clean cooling and energy integration
There will be a two-stage selection process for the call. Expressions of interest are invited by 22 June. Following evaluation, successful applicants will be invited to submit full proposals. These must be costed using standard Research Council Full Economic Costing (FEC) principles, and will be subject to full peer review. The closing date for full applications will be 5pm on 30September. Decisions can be expected by November 2020.
Queries or expressions of interest should be sent to Ioanna Ketsopoulou (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Download the full guidance UKERC_Flexible Fund_First Call_Guidance