2017 CEF Energy call - 2017 CEF Energy Call for Proposals CEF-Energy-2017 Closed!


The call will support projects geared at the following objectives:

  • Ending energy isolation
  • Increasing competitiveness by promoting the integration on the internal energy market and the interoperability of electricity and gas networks across borders
  • Enhancing the Union's security of supply
  • Integrating energy from renewable sources and developing smart energy networks
  •  Eliminating energy bottlenecks
  •  Completion of the internal energy market


It is expected that the financial  assistance contributes to the further  development and implementation of projects of common interest in electricity and gas, helping to achieve the broader energy policy objectives of:

  • increasing  competitiveness by  promoting  the  further  integration  of  the  internal  energy market and the interoperability of electricity and gas networks across borders;
  • enhancing the Union security of energy supply, and
  • contributing  to  sustainable  development  and  protection  of  the  environment, inter alia  by the integration of energy from renewable sources and by the development of smart energy networks.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 800,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 October 2017 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • 2017 CEF Energy call (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

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