No 142 - Weekly - 03 June 2005


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Green Paper on Energy

White Paper on Transport



Europe Direct


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6-9/06/2005: Plenary Session of the European Parliament


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


[ Energy ]


[ Practical Information ]

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Memo on Onuair

Air safety in the web site of Energy and Transport DG

Air safety: the lessons from the Onur Air case (FR) [ full text ]

On the initiative of the European Commission, the committee of experts for the air safety of Member States met on 26 May and took a number of decisions to harmonise the European approach in the Onur Air case. Although the Turkish airline has been prohibited from flying in four countries, of which three Member States of the European Union, since mid-May for failures noted in safety requirements, it had nevertheless been able to deviate its flights to neighboring states of the Union. The committee decided to extend to all Member States the conditions recently put in place by the four countries concerned in order to lift Onur Air's grounding. Experts have agreed to create a warning system when a Member State plans to take measures with regard to a third country airline. T

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Rational use of energy in the web site of Energy & Transport DG 

MEP Rothe report on Energy Efficency

Parliament's Committee asks for more flexible approach and tougher objectives to encourage EU Member States to save energy [ full text ]

Parliament's Committee for Industry, Research and Energy wants a more flexible approach and tougher objectives to encourage EU Member States to save energy. This is the thrust of a report by Mechtild ROTHE (PES, DE) on a draft directive aimed at improving the efficiency of energy use at the final stage of consumption. In contrast to the European Commission, whose draft directive proposes that Member States be forced to save an annual amount of energy equal to 1% of energy distributed or sold to final consumers, MEPs in the committee want to set more ambitious binding targets every three years. "Between 2006 and 2015 the overall amount of energy saved will thus be at least 11.5%", says the report. Energy savings should reach 3% over the period 2006-2009, which will "give the Member States the time to establish successful energy efficiency measures", adds the report. MEPs will vote this report on 6 June.

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Trans-European energy networks in the web site of Energy & Transport DG 

MEP Laperrouze report on TEN-E

The web site of the European Parliament

 MEPs propose amendments to the lists of priority projects within the Trans- European Energy Networks [ full text ]

Members of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy are proposing several amendments mainly to update and rearrange the lists of priority projects within the Trans- European Energy Networks and to clarify the role of the European Coordinator. The report by Anne LAPERROUZE (ALDE, FR), deals with the Commission proposal to adapt the trans-European network guidelines to the enlarged Union as well as to allow funding for projects of common interest to the enlarged Union. The proposal seeks to replace two older Decisions and to include the projects necessary to link the new Member States to be a part of the internal market of electricity and gas. The vote will take place 6 June.

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RTD Framework Programme in the web site of Energy & Transport DG

Managenergy web site

Information Day on Call for proposals under the 6th Framework Programme for RTD live on the Internet [ full text ]

The European Commission Directorate-General for Energy and Transport is organizing an Information Day on the call for proposals under the 6th Framework Programme for RTD. The aim of the event is to give a detailed overview of the Call for Proposals and to offer potential proposers an opportunity to meet, find new partners and discuss potential projects. . The event will be broadcast live on the Internet on 17 June 2005 and video recordings will be made available after the event on  You are welcome to register clicking here . It is also possible to participate in the Brussels Charlemagne Building. Further information on the event is available clicking here.

Besides ManagEnergy video recordings available on International Workshop on Environmental Education - Renewable Energy for Children and Youth, which was organised on 18-20 May 2005 in Berlin. Learn about the latest development on energy education on under 'Recorded Broadcasts'.

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EASA web site

EMSA web site

Job opportunity: New Posts in EMSA and EASA [ full text ]

The European Maritime Safety Agency has published 8 new temporary agent vacancies. The deadline for the submission of application is the 27 June for more info visit EMSA web site at: At the same time, the European Aviation Safety Agency has four vacancy notices that can be found on the EASA's website at:



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

Transparency of airlines tickets

OJ S 104-103426


Promotion, dissemination and analysis for the Concerto initiative (Concerto +)

OJ S 103-102368


Summary and publication of best practices in road safety in the Member States

O.J. S 100-099223


Development of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies in a large-scale lighthouse project

O.J. S 100-099221


Estimation and forecast of short-term trends in passenger and goods transport and of the modal split in the European Union

O.J. S 99-097973


Service contract (framework contract) to provide support for the programme to extend the Single European Sky to include countries in South Eastern Europe

O.J. S 94-092593


Technical support to the Commission for the development of new energy efficiency eligibility criteria for office equipment qualifying for the Energy Star programme

O.J. S 93-091398


Analysis of the contribution of transport policies to the competitiveness of the EU economy and comparison with the United States

O.J. S 93-091395


EU Energy Star web site: development and maintenance

O.J. S 93-091394


Supply and installation of a measuring instrument for testing for alpha and beta contamination of swabs as a part of radiation protection checks

O.J. S 93-091390


Supply and installation of 2 unattended spectrometric monitors for real time measurement of alpha and beta activity concentrations in gas emissions

O.J. S 93-091389


Protection of transport critical infrastructures at European level

O.J. S 92-090293


Annual analysis of the European air transport industry

O.J. S 84-080929


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