European Energy Programme for Recovery - Gas and electricity infrastructure projects 2009-2010 EEPR Closed!


The Community shall promote gas and electricity infrastructure projects having the highest Community added value and contributing to the following objectives:

  • Security and diversification of sources of energy, routes and supplies.
  • The optimisation of the capacity of the energy network and the integration of the internal energy market, in particular concerning cross-border sections.
  • The development of the network to strengthen economic and social cohesion by reducing the isolation of the least favoured regions or islands of the Community.
  • The connection and integration of renewable energy resources.
  • The safety, reliability and interoperability of interconnected energy networks, including the ability to use multidirectional gas flows where necessary.


Projects in the following areas will be funded:

  • Gas interconnectors.
  • Electricity interconnectors.
  • Projects in small islands.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 2.365,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

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