23 April 2019

The EU Sustainable Energy Week will take place from 17 to 21 June, 2019

Every year the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and EASME) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) - the biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. This year's theme is 'Shaping Europe's energy future' and it will cover four elements across the EU: the Policy Conference, Networking Village, EUSEW Awards, and the Energy Days.


Policy Conference
18th to 20th June
Apply to host a session until 11 February!

Networking Village
A place for the EUSEW Community to exchange ideas
Sign up to host a networking activity until 25 March!

Sustainable Energy Awards
Recognising outstanding innovation in renewable energy and energy efficiency and provide a platform for the best European projects in the field
Consult the guidelines and apply for the Awards until 11 February!

Energy Days
May and June
Organised throughout Europe by public and private organisations, Energy Days encourage citizens and stakeholders to discover and debate the major issues driving the transition to sustainable energy
Register your local Energy Day event between January and June!
Press Releases

21 March 2019

#EUSEW19 Networking Village:

Deadline extended

Still haven't applied to network at #EUSEW19? Good news! You now have more time to submit your proposal for the Networking Village. We are extending the deadline to 1 April 23:59 (CET).


Do not miss the opportunity to grow your network:

Host a stand at the Energy Fair! For half a day, you can engage, entertain and inform your audience about your project by hosting a quiz, debate, contest, or experiment – the choice is yours. Apply here.

Pitch your idea or initiative at the Energy Lab and receive top-level advice from a panel of clean energy experts. Participants will also benefit from a full-day training on how to pitch and be investor ready! Apply here.

Give a speech on the sustainable energy topic of your choice at the Energy Talks, and share your unique insights and innovative ideas. Apply here.

Need more information? Check out the FAQs or contact us.


07 March 2019

#EUSEW19 Energy Days:

Register your local event now!

The 14th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is just around the corner and you can play your part.


How? By organising an Energy Day, during which you can bring clean, efficient energy closer to your community, empowering citizens and local stakeholders and businesses to make greener choices for a more sustainable future.


An Energy Day can be organised between May and June 2019, taking any format – it could be a visit to a clean energy power plant, a conference, or a workshop helping children learn the best ways to save energy. The more innovative and creative your event, the better! Your event should aim to attract at least 10 people and be non-profit.


The Energy Day guidelines are at your disposal to support you in the organisation and promotion of your event.


For more information check out the Energy Days web page or contact the EUSEW Secretariat.


06 February 2019

#EUSEW19 Policy Conference and Awards:

5 days left to apply!

The countdown has begun! You have until next Monday, 11 February 23.59 CET to submit your application to host a session at the Policy Conference and apply for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards.


Hosting a session at the Policy Conference provides you with a unique platform to showcase your work, network and gain immediate feedback from policymakers and citizens alike. Read the guidelines and apply now!


Host a session at the Policy Conference


This year, the EU Sustainable Energy Awards are awarded to outstanding actions that are helping to shape Europe's clean energy future. The competition features 4 new categories: Engagement, Leadership, Innovation and Youth.


12 finalists will be chosen to attend the Awards Ceremony in Brussels, with prizes awarded by an expert jury and European citizens. If you are ready to become Europe's next top energy champion, wait no more! Read the guidelines and enter the Awards competition today!


Win an EU Sustainable Energy Award

24 January 2019

#EUSEW19 Policy Conference:

Deadline extended!

Haven't applied yet? Do not worry! You now have more time to submit your proposal for the Policy Conference of the EU Sustainable Energy Week. We are extending the deadline to 11 February 23:59 (CET).


Why should you apply? To have the chance to shape Europe's energy future together with other energy experts and lead the way to a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050.


Need some tips?

  • Think carefully about the objectives of your session>
  • Submit a joint application with relevant partners>
  • Ensure gender balance within the panel
  • Make it interactive

For more inspiration, visit last year's list of sessions.


How to apply? Click here and fill in the application form.


Any questions? The guidelines and FAQs are your one-stop shop to the theme, eligibility, evaluation criteria and the application process. For more information, get in touch with us.