Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

2018-1 Call for Proposals

This call is closed.

The 2018-1 CEF Energy call for proposals makes €200 million available to finance projects of common interest in the energy sector, namely in electricity, smart grids, gas and cross-border carbon dioxide networks.

The call supports 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
  • 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 and cross-border carbon dioxide networks

For any specific questions concerning the Call, please check the call FAQ page or contact the call helpdesk.

virtual info day covering the priorities of 2018 calls took place on 9 April 2018.
 
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Indicative Timeline  
Call Opening 19 March 2018
Deadline for submission Closed on 26 April 2018 (17:00 Brussels time)
Evaluation of proposals May-June 2018 (indicative)
Consultation of the CEF Committee/Information to the European Parliament July 2018 (indicative)
Adoption of the Selection Decision August 2018
Preparation and signature of individual grant agreements as of August 2018
List of actions selected - 2018-1 Available here

 

 

Work Programme  
 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme

Available here

 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme - Annex Available here
 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme Available here
 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme - Annex Available here
 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme Available here
 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme - Annex Available here

 

 

Call for Proposals documents  
2018 CEF Energy Call for Proposals Available here
Reference of the Official Journal of the EU C132/8 Available here

 

 

Application Forms  
Apply online - TENtec eSubmission Apply here
Application Form Part A
For reference only: electronic submission of Part A using the eSubmission module is mandatory

Available here

Application Form Part B Available here
Application Form Part C Available here
Application Form Part D Available here
Financial capacity check form Available here

 

 

Guidance Documents  
Guide for Applicants

Available here

User guide GIS data Available here
Application checklist Available here
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Available here

 

 

Background Documents & useful info

 
CEF Energy Contact points of the Member States Available here
CEF Regulation Available here
TEN-E Regulation Available here
PCI list (November 2017) Available here
Model Grant Agreement Available here
EU Financial Regulation

Available here

Rules of application Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF – EN

Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF  - Annex – EN

Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF – FR

Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF  - Annex – FR

Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF – DE

Available here

Commission decision on the reimbursement of personnel costs of beneficiaries of CEF  - Annex – DE

Available here
Privacy statement Available here