Ref. Ares(2019)6427673 - 17/10/2019
Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
Programme Support & Resources Department
Unit R1 Programme Support, Coordination & Communication
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ARES (2019) sv 7109630
Melita TransGas Company Ltd.
Results of the evaluation of proposal 5.19-0006-MTIT-W-M-19
submitted in response to the 2019 CEF Energy call for proposals (CEF-
The evaluation of the proposals submitted in response to the call for proposals referred to
above has been completed. The services of the European Commission have drawn up a
draft list of proposals recommended for funding.
The "CEF Coordination Committee Energy" gave its positive opinion on this list.
I regret to inform you that your proposal was not recommended for funding for the
The application is of good overall quality. The action is mature and the next logical step in
the implementation of the PCI but there are a number of serious shortcomings.
The cross-border dimension is well-demonstrated with the action involving two Member
States and as substantiated in the CBCA.
Positive externalities from the proposed action are not sufficiently demonstrated.
While the need to overcome financial obstacles is demonstrated in a satisfactory way,
there are a number of shortcomings. The proposal could have demonstrated in more detail
how other sources of financing could be used to finance the action.
The soundness of the implementation is addressed very well. It provides a detailed
schedule of the activities which is consistent and coherent with the proposed action.
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