This call for proposals aims to enable projects of common interest to be prepared and implemented within the framework of the trans-European networks policy in the energy sector. In particular, the call shall contribute to supporting energy infrastructure projects of common interest that have significant societal benefits and that ensure greater solidarity among Member States, but which do not receive adequate financing from the market. Special focus shall be placed on the efficient use of public investment. Furthermore, this call for proposals takes into consideration the European Green Deal objectives, namely that energy infrastructure is a key enabler for the transition to climate neutrality.
The 2020 CEF Energy call for proposals will finance projects of common interest geared at the following objectives: