No 193 - Weekly - 8 September 2006



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Mid-term review of the 2001 Transport White Paper
Mid-term review of the 2001 Transport White Paper

Green Paper
 on Energy

 Green Paper
 on Energy Efficiency

Europe Direct

[ Energy ]

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15/09/06 Inauguration of the European Maritime Safety Agency, Lisbon

20/09/06 Adoption of the Action Plan for Energy Efficiency: Realising the potential


The Green Paper on Energy

Green Paper on Energy Efficiency in the website of Energy & Transport DG

Public hearing on the Strategic EU Energy Review

Following the public consultation that was launched after the adoption  of the  Green Paper for a European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy  in March 2006, stakeholders and the public have been given the opportunity to express their views on the Strategic EU Energy Review directly. The latter is scheduled to be adopted by the Commission on 10 January 2007. To this end, a public hearing has been organised in Brussels (Room S3, Charlemagne Building, rue de la Loi 170, Brussels) on Friday 22 September 2006, starting at 9h30.

For further information and on-line registration  (before 10 September 2006) please see


Related topics from previous issues:

(08/03/2006) Fuelling our future: the European Commission sets out its vision for an Energy Strategy for Europe


The Green Paper on Energy

Green Paper on Energy Efficiency in the website of Energy & Transport DG

What are the EU energy challenges? Speech by Commissioner Piebalgs at the “Offshore Northern Seas Conference 2006”   [full text]

Commissioner Piebalgs presented a review of some of the elements which have brought North Sea region to become a key oil and gas producer for the European Union. He continued by introducing a vision of “what the EU’s energy challenges are” as well as the EU’s response to facing them: the development of a new “Energy Policy for Europe”.


For a complete list of current calls for tenders please log on to Tenders Electronic Daily

Public Consultations

In this section you will find the latest calls for submissions to public consultations in fields of energy and transport.

Topic of Consultation   Deadline

Public consultation on the Green Paper on a European Strategy for Sustainable, Competitive and Secure Energy Policy



Public consultation Promotion of Heating and Cooling from Renewable Energies



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

New Calls for Tenders

The internet service of the DG for Energy and Transport has developed a web page announcing the Calls for tenders & Calls for expression of interest concerning the Directorate General for Transport and Energy. In this new section you will find not only contract notices published in the Official Journal but also, prior information notices, calls for expressions of interest, and the list of contracting parties.



Time-limit for receipt of tenders

Evaluation of the implementation of radiation protection measures for air crew

OJ S 143-153050 18/09/2006

Sustainability criteria and certification systems for biomass production

OJ S 147-157932 15/09/2006

Support to Galileo certification

OJ S 148-159082 18/09/2006

Study on oil refining and oil markets

OJ S 148-159083 26/09/2006

Monitoring of freight traffic in the Alps

OJ S 154-165849 09/10/2006

Study for the analysis and the conceptual development of a European port access identification card

OJ S 157-168865 04/10/2006

Support to EGNOS certification

OJ S 169-180337 30/10/2006

Please note that the announcement of technical reports and documents recently produced in specific energy and transport sectors can be found on the "What's New" pages of the corresponding chapters of Energy and Transport on the EUROPA website.

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