Welcome to ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus 

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus  |  From Local Trials
Towards a European Knowledge Community

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is an initiative of 21 European countries and regions. The vision for Smart Grids in Europe is to create an electric power system that integrates renewable energies and enables flexible consumer and production technologies. Our aim is to support the development of the technologies, market designs and customer adoptions that are necessary to reach this goal. Read more

News! from the Initiative

NEWS  | 3rd Joint Call opens in September 2017 

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus will launch a 3rd Joint call for European transnational projects on Smart Grids. |  Read more

June 8-9, 2017 | Working Group Meeting

ERA-Net SG+ facilitates the exchange between experts in the field of Smart Grids, clustered by 5 thematic Working Groups. Our next meeting of Working Groups will be in June 2017.  |  Read more

June 7-9, 2017 | Kick-Off for Funded Projects & Knowledge Community Meeting (Bucharest)

Funded projects of the 2nd ERA-Net SG+ call will have their joint kick-off meeting in Bucharest, Romania.   |  Read more

NEWS | Funded projects of 2nd ERA-Net SG+
Joint Call start in 2017

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus approved 9 projects from 8 regions/countries for funding within the 2nd Joint Call. Projects will start their activities in 2017.   |  Read more

Enhancing Transnational Cooperation

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus provides a variety of possibilities and platforms to share expertise and cooperation interests between members of the ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus Community. These platforms can be used in various ways to enhance joint activities for existing collaboration and/or project submissions for open ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus calls. Find here a list of platforms that are open to stakeholders of the initiative.  |  Read more

Partners of our initiative

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus is a partnership with funding programs. A list of our cooperating national funding partners can be found here.  

Smart Grids Plus

3rd Joint Call for Transnational RDD Projects on Smart Grids - open from September 2017

ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus will launch a new call for proposals for European transnational projects on Smart Grids. The call will open on September 14, 2017. The total available budget will be €8.5 million. Read more

Time Schedule

  • 14 Sep. 2017: Call launch
  • 3-5 Oct. 2017: Call Launch Event
  • 14 Sep. - 14 Nov. 2017: Compulsory advisory period
  • 14 Nov. 2017 (14:00 CEST): Project proposal deadline
  • 1 July - 1 Dec. 2018: Expected project start