infrastructure projects connecting EU regions

07 Jul: €30 billion for infrastructure projects connecting EU regions

(Source: European Parliament)

New funds for cross-border transport, energy and digital projects available from 202160 percent of funds to go to climate-related objectivesCutting red tape for permits for major transport projects

On Wednesday, Parliament adopted the upgraded Connecting Europe Facility programme and released new funds for transport, digital and energy projects for 2021-2027.

The upgraded Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme, agreed between Parliament and Council in March and worth €30 billion for 2021 to 2027, will fund transport, energy and digital projects with an EU added value. It will ensure that essential Trans-European projects, such as Rail Baltica, alternative fuels …