Environmental and Energy Efficiency OP


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Programme description

Main objectives

The programme aims to support sustainable growth and contribute to achieving the Europe 2020 targets for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. It should improve flood protection, provide better waste and wastewater management services and good quality drinking water to more residents, help protect natural habitats and species, and it should improve energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on five main priorities:

  • Adaptation to climate change impacts
  • Development of water supply, wastewater disposal and cleaning, wastewater management
  • Waste management and environmental remediation related developments
  • Nature protection and wildlife protection related developments
  • Promoting energy and the use of renewable energy sources

Expected Impacts

  • 1,100,000 residents to benefit from flood protection measures;
  • 340,000 additional persons served by improved water supply;
  • 800,000 additional persons served by improved wastewater treatment;
  • 60,000 tonnes/year additional solid waste recycling capacity; and
  • Annual decrease of greenhouse gas emissions by over 1,544,000 tonnes CO2eq.

Program text

Környezet- és Energetikai Hatékonysági Operatív Program


  • Hungary


  • Cohesion Fund (CF): 3,131,268,934.00 €
  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 85,836,949.00 €

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Financial information

Total OP budget: 3,784,832,361.00 €

Total EU contribution: 3,217,105,883.00 €

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CCI number: 2014HU16M1OP001