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New 2014-2020 programme for investing in EU infrastructure priorities in Energy

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Grants for project of common interest within the framework of the trans-European networks policy in the sector of Energy.

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The Connecting Europe Facility - Energy is the follow-up of TEN-E (Trans-European Network of Energy). It is the new integrated instrument for investing in EU infrastructure priorities in Energy.


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  • 20 March 2019
    €750 million euro made available for clean energy infrastructure in the EU
    The Connecting Europe Facility is the EU's €33 billion plan for boosting energy, transport, and digital infrastructure between 2014 and 2020. The 2019 CEF Energy call for proposals will be opened until 13 June 2019.

  • 25 January 2018
    One more step to a clean Energy Union
    As part of the implementation of the Energy Union, Member States have approved a proposal from the European Commission to invest 873 million euros in infrastructure interconnection and clean energy transport. Projects to benefit from this investment will receive a grant from the Connecting Europe...

  • 22 May 2017
    40 million euro of EU funds to connect Slovenian and Croatian electricity grids
    An agreement will be signed to provide 40 million euro from the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) in order to support the use of renewable energy in the region and smart grids project that enhances links between the electricity grids of Slovenia and Croatia.

  • 26 April 2017
    800 million euro available for cross-border energy infrastructure
    The European Commission is releasing 800 million euro of funding for projects in the areas of electricity, gas and smart grids infrastructure. The call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility - Energy (CEF) will be open until 12 October 2017.

  • 20 January 2016
    EU invests 217 million euro in cross-border energy infrastructure
    EU member states yesterday approved a plan to invest 217 million euro in the cross-border energy grid, especially in Central and Eastern Europe and between Britain and France.

  • 15 July 2015
    €150 million allocated to key energy infrastructure projects in the EU
    The Commission’s proposal to invest €150 million to key trans-European energy infrastructure projects has been apprroved by the Member States on 14 July 2015. 20 projects have been selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) – Energy. This instrument aims at supporting pr...

  • 24 January 2014
    INEA, the new executive Agency for innovation and networks
    The Innovation and Networks executive Agency (INEA) was recently created by the European Commission to succeed to the Trans-European Transport Network Executive Agency (TEN-T EA), which was created by the European Commission in 2006 to manage the technical and financial implementation o...


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