Consultation Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector (CF SEDSS)


A European Commission initiative managed by the European Defence Agency to assist the European Union Ministries of Defence to move towards green, resilient, and efficient energy models.


16-17 June 2021

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Lisbon, Portugal


The EDA Collaboration Platform (ECP) is the shared workspace for members of the European Defence Energy Network (EDEN). This platform includes all working documents related to CF SEDSS.



27 October, 2020
Energy Defence Consultation Forum enters third phase

In Phase III, the Consultation Forum will pursue the implementation of the EU’s legal framework on energy in the defence sector, and help improve energy efficiency and buildings performance by utilising renewable energy sources and increasing the resilience of defence-related critical energy infrastructures.....Read more
10 March, 2020
First Energy Consultation Forum project to receive EU funding

‘RESHUB’, a Slovenian-led project increasing reliable and sustainable energy in the defence sector, has been selected to receive technical support thanks to funding from the EU’s Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). EDA assisted the Slovenian Ministry of Defence in applying for the SRSP.....Read more
19 September, 2019
Continuous commitment towards sustainable energy for the defence and security sector

Defence is a central public sector which consumes a significant amount of energy. Increasing energy efficiency and boosting renewable energy can bring significant advantages to the sector and help with the protection of critical energy infrastructure. In addition, these efforts can contribute to the EU’s climate-neutrality objective for 2050.....Read more
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18 September, 2019
EDA Chief Executive in Slovenia for talks on EU defence cooperation

EDA Chief Executive Jorge Domecq travelled to Ljubljana today for talks with Slovenian Minister of Defence Karl Erjavec, State Secretary Miloš Bizjak, as well as other high-level military and industry representatives. The main topics discussed during the bilateral meetings included the state of play and way forward of the various EU defence initiatives (CARD....Read more
12 June, 2019
Launch of the Consultation Forum Third Phase

Jorge Domecq, EDA Chief Executive and Dominique Ristori, European Commission Director-General for Energy announced today in the presence of Mr Gabriel-Beniamin Leș, Minister of National Defence of Romania the initiation of the Third Phase of the Consultation Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector (CF SEDSS III).....Read more
12 June, 2019
Successful completion of the Second Phase of the Energy Defence Consultation Forum

Over 130 experts from 27 European countries and more than 20 different institutions and organisations participate in the 4th Conference of the Second Phase of the Consultation Forum for Sustainable Energy in the Defence and Security Sector (CF SEDSS II) in Bucharest....Read more



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Participating Member States

  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Czech
  • Germany
  • Estonia
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Spain
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Italy
  • Cyprus
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Finland
  • Sweden