Digital Europe Programme €1.98 billion funding

The Commission has adopted three work programmes for the Digital Europe Programme, outlining the objectives and specific topic areas that will receive a total of €1.98 billion in funding. This first set of work programmes includes strategic investments that will be instrumental in realising the Commission’s goals in making this Europe’s Digital Decade. The Digital Europe Programme aims to Read more about Digital Europe Programme €1.98 billion funding[…]

EU must accelerate the deployment of charging infrastructure to promote breakthrough in electro-mobility

The EU is still a long way from reaching its Green Deal target of 1 million charging points by 2025, and it lacks an overall strategic roadmap for electro-mobility, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Despite successes such as in promoting a common EU plug standard for charging electric Read more about EU must accelerate the deployment of charging infrastructure to promote breakthrough in electro-mobility[…]

€7.5 billion for Digital Europe Programme

The European Commission has welcomed the political agreement between the European Parliament and the EU Member States on the first EU programme that aims to accelerate the recovery and drive the digital transformation of Europe. Trilogue negotiations have now concluded, pending the final approval of the legal texts by the European Parliament and the Council. Read more about €7.5 billion for Digital Europe Programme[…]

Investing in new energy infrastructure

EU Member States agreed yesterday on a Commission proposal to invest €998 million in key European energy infrastructure projects under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Yesterday’s positive vote provides financial aid for works and studies for ten projects. The largest amount of funding goes to the Baltic Synchronisation Project (€720 million), to better integrate the electricity markets of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Read more about Investing in new energy infrastructure[…]

EU invests over €2 billion in 140 key transport projects

The EU is supporting the economic recovery in all Member States by injecting almost €2.2 billion into 140 key transport projects. These projects will help build missing transport links across the continent, support sustainable transport and create jobs. The projects will receive funding through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s grant scheme supporting transport infrastructure. Read more about EU invests over €2 billion in 140 key transport projects[…]

New Projects of Common Interest (PCI) for a connected European energy grid

European Commission adopted the fourth list of Projects of Common Interest (PCI) for a connected European energy grid, fit for the future providing clean, affordable and secure energy for Europeans. This list reflects the importance of infrastructure for the Energy Union and represents a balance among its objectives: sustainability, affordability and security of supply. Vice Read more about New Projects of Common Interest (PCI) for a connected European energy grid[…]

€500 million EU funding available for cross-border energy infrastructure

Following the adoption of the 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme in March 2018, the second call for energy proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for 2018 has opened today. The European Commission will release €500 million of funding for energy infrastructure projects that plan to strengthen the EU’s internal energy market, enhance security of energy supply, Read more about €500 million EU funding available for cross-border energy infrastructure[…]

EU invests €1 billion in transport network development

The European Commission is proposing to invest €1 billion in 39 transport projects which will unlock a total of €4.5 billion of public and private co-financing. This investment is being made under the Connecting Europe Facility, the EU fund supporting infrastructure networks, and combines – for the first time – EU grants with financing from the European Investment Read more about EU invests €1 billion in transport network development[…]

EU invests €1 billion in transport network development

The European Commission proposing to invest €1 billion in 39 transport projects, with a view to upgrade Europe’s rail network, further develop alternative fuels infrastructure and pave the way for zero emission water transport. In doing so, the Commission is firmly delivering on its clean mobility package from 8 November. Selected projects include the upgrade of the Divača-Koper Read more about EU invests €1 billion in transport network development[…]

Investments in EU Transport: Commission proposes €2.7 billion for 152 projects

The European Commission is proposing to invest €2.7 billion in 152 key transport projects that support competitive, clean and connected mobility in Europe. In doing so, the Commission is firmly delivering on its Investment Plan for Europe and on Europe’s connectivity including the recent “Europe on the Move” agenda. Selected projects will contribute to modernising rail Read more about Investments in EU Transport: Commission proposes €2.7 billion for 152 projects[…]

EU invests €444 million in key energy infrastructure

EU Member States agreed on the Commission’s proposal to invest €444 million in priority European energy infrastructure projects. The 18 selected electricity, smart grids and gas projects will contribute to achieving the Energy Union’s goals by connecting European energy networks, increasing security of energy supply, and contributing to the sustainable development by integrating renewable energy Read more about EU invests €444 million in key energy infrastructure[…]