This grant will be awarded without call for proposals in line with Article 195(e) of the Financial Regulation, Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 1046/2018 and Article 11(2) of the Rules for participation and dissemination in ""Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)"", Regulation (EU) No 1290/2013
The concerted action covers topics where coordination and/or harmonisation of approaches would be beneficial, but are not required by EU legislation. Concerted actions will be undertaken by organisations designated by the MS and other countries participating in the CA. It aims at fostering exchanges of information and experience between MS and participating countries. Each concerted action will be allocated to a consortium of organisations designated and entrusted by the participating countries, under the coordination of one member of the consortium.
The main objectives of the CA EED III are as follows:
- To enhance and structure the sharing of information and experiences from national implementation whilst promoting good practice concepts in activities to improve and strengthen MS implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive, in particular the areas of recast.
- To encourage dialogue between the Member States on common approaches for the effective implementation of particular parts of the Energy Efficiency Directive.
- To complement the work of the Committee assisting the European Commission.
The standard evaluation criteria, thresholds, weighting for award criteria and the maximum rate of co-financing for this type of action are provided in parts D and H of the General Annexes.