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News announcement28 May 2024European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency2 min read

Sign up as an Expert to evaluate LIFE Clean Energy Transition proposals

The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) is currently inviting experts from the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy to register to the European Commission expert’s database to evaluate proposals.

Source: CINEA

Expert profiles

The evaluation panels are composed of experts from diverse backgrounds and various sectors.  We are looking for professionals working in the following sectors:

  • Industry, business associations, Energy Service Companies and energy utilities
  • Finance and investments in the energy efficiency field
  • Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and other civil society organisations
  • Energy cooperatives, energy communities
  • Local, regional and national administration
  • Energy Agencies Universities and research organisations
  • Consultancies working in the energy efficiency and renewable energy fields

Furthermore, we strive to achieve gender equality and strongly encourage female experts to join the evaluation panels.

Thematic expertise

The European Commission is looking for experts with extensive experience in at least one of the following areas:

Energy efficiency | Social sciences for the energy transition | Energy systems, Energy systems and grids | Energy supply | Buildings and industrial facilities in energy transition | Energy performance of buildings and building retrofits | Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning including heat pumps | Building Renovation Passports and Energy performance certificates | One-Stop-Shops and Integrated Home Renovation Services | Energy storage | Renewable energy technologies, policies and regulation | Energy Communities | Energy poverty, including health and gender impacts | Energy Efficiency Obligation Schemes (EEOS) | Energy labelling | Vocational education & training | Energy Audits and Energy Management systems | Business models pursuing sustainability at value chain and at local level among companies/stakeholders | Manufacturing of clean technologies (processes, regulatory and permitting procedures) | Energy Efficiency Services | Financing Energy Efficiency | Public-Private partnerships | Energy Performance Contracting | Energy and climate planning including integrated energy planning | Multilevel governance and stakeholder engagement in the energy sector | Capacity building programmes in the energy sector | District heating and cooling systems planning and design including economic and technical assessments | Efficient heat and cold production

Your role as an expert evaluator

The European Commission selects candidates with the most suitable profiles for each evaluation. Selected experts are contracted for short-term assignments between one week and two weeks, in some cases up to 30 days. The working days are not always consecutive and can be spread out over 1-3 months.

Experts evaluate project proposals applying for EU funding. This is done by scoring proposals and exchanging views with fellow evaluators.

The work will be conducted remotely.

How to register

If you are interested, then register or update your profile today in the European Commission’s experts’ database!

Pay attention to chose the appropriate and detailed keywords in your area of expertise.

For further advice on registering your profile, please read the FAQs and consult the IT manual

For general questions on working as an expert, please contact the EuropeDirect service