Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

CEF Energy: Second Call for Proposals 2015

INEA ceased operations on 31 March 2021. The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) was established on 1 April 2021 to take over its legacy portfolio as well as additional EU funding programmes.

This call is now closed.

The second CEF Energy Call for Proposals made €550 million available to finance projects of common interest in the energy sector - namely in electricity and gas.


The Call supported projects geared at the following objectives:
• ending energy isolation
• eliminating energy bottlenecks
• completion of the internal energy market


Selection decision and List of actions selected for funding


Call timeline  
Call Publication

30 June 2015

Deadline for submission 14 October 2015 (17:00 Brussels time)
Evaluation of proposals October-December 2015
Opinion of the CEF Coordination Committee January 2016
Information to the European Parliament January 2016 
Adoption of the Selection Decision February 2016
Signature of individual Grant Agreements as from February 2016



Work Programme  
Final CEF Energy Work Programme 2014-2020 - English version

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Final CEF Energy Work Programme 2014-2020 - French version

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Final CEF Energy Work Programme 2014-2020 - German version

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Call for Proposals documents  
CEF Energy - second Call for Proposals 2015


Corrigendum to the Call for Proposals published on 14 July 2015


Reference of the Official Journal of the EU (2015/C 75/03)


Corrigendum to the Call for Proposals - Official Journal of the EU published on 14 July 2015




Application Form  
Application Form Part A - TENtec eSubmission module Available here

Application Form Part A - Word template (information purposes only)

Electronic submission using the eSubmission module is mandatory.


Application Form Part B - Administrative information


Application Form Part C - Compliance with EU policy and law


Application Form Part D - Technical and Financial information


Financial capacity check form - Updated on 28 September 2015




Guidance Documents  

Guide for Applicants - updated on 2 September to reflect the extended deadline of the call




Background documents & useful info  
CEF Regulation Available here
TEN-E Regulation Available here 
PCI list Available here

Model Grant Agreement

pdf .pdf (1.1 MB)

EU Financial Regulation

Available here 

Rules of Application 

Available here 
Privacy Statement pdf .pdf (286.3 KB)