No 137 - Weekly - 29 April 2005


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Green Paper on Energy

White Paper on Transport



Europe Direct


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9-13/05/2005: Plenary Session of the European Parliament


27/06/2005: Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council


[ Energy ]


[ Practical Information ]

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Transport infrastructure charging policy in the web site of Energy & Transport DG

Provisional Conclusions of the Transport Council

The Luxemburg presidency web site

Transport council: important advances in road charging, inter-modality and air safety [ full text ]

The agreements in the “Eurovignette” directive, for road charging, the guidelines for the second round of “Marco Polo”, the Commission’s program to encourage inter-modality, and the new Regulation to improve the data on air passengers, were the main outcome of the Transport Council held in Brussels on 21 April. The council has also adopted important decisions on Galileo, the European Satellite Navigation System, including the authorization to open negotiations for a co-operation agreement with Morocco and the guidelines for the Deployment and commercial operation of the system. There were also discussions on the direction to take for continuing work on the Third Rail Package.

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International aviation in the web site of Energy & Transport DG

The web site of the EU-China Aviation Summit

EU-China Aviation Summit", 30 June-1 July 2005 in Beijing - Now open for registration [ full text ]

On 30 June-1 July 2005, the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport of the European Commission and the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) will jointly organise the "EU-China Aviation Summit" in Beijing. The EU-China Aviation Summit will bring together policy makers and industry executives from all sectors involved in the European and Chinese aviation and aerospace industries and services. The aviation summit will provide an important platform for enhancing co-operation between the EU and China in civil aviation. For further information and registration for the EU-China Aviation Summit, please visit the official web-site of the EU-China Aviation Summit.


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Internal market for electricity in the web site of Energy & Transport DG 

The web site of Competition DG

Mergers: Commission approves acquisition of Slovenske Elektrarne by Enel [ full text ]

The European Commission has cleared on 26 April, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition by the Italian energy company Enel of the Slovak main producer and supplier of electricity Slovenske Elektrarne (SE). The Commission concluded that there were no overlaps between the merging parties’ activities and as such the acquisition would not significantly impede effective competition in the EEA or any substantial part of it. Enel is an Italian energy company active in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity and gas distribution in Italy. It also produces power in Bulgaria and is active as an electricity distributor in Romania. SE is a Slovak company active in the production and supply of electricity in Slovakia.


This selection is not exhaustive. For a complete list of current calls for tenders please log on Tenders Electronic Daily

New Calls for Tender

In this section you will find the latest calls for tender, calls for manifestation of interest and calls for proposal in the fields of energy and transport.



Time-limit for receipt of tenders

European network for the promotion of energy and transport users' rights

O.J. S 76-072834


Competition and complementarily between air and high speed rail

O.J. S 72-069101


General policy towards services of general economic interest and consumer protection in the energy sector

O.J. S 71-068064


Analysis and appraisal of the extent to which passengers' rights are protected in the maritime transport sector in the EU

O.J. S 63-060259


Framework contract with regard to the Energy and Transport DG's team-building activities

O.J. S 63-060250


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