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Commission Presents Proposal for Regulation on Guidelines for Trans-European Energy Infrastructure

The Commission has presented its proposal for a Regulation on Guidelines for Trans-European Energy Infrastructure that aims at cutting permitting times for priority projects and providing co-financing in certain cases. Major efforts are needed to modernise and expand Europe’s energy infrastructure and to interconnect networks across borders to reach Europe’s 2020 goals, the European Commission stated. Presently, permitting procedures often take very long and not all projects  are commercially viable.

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