No 222 - Weekly - 20 April 2007



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Commission proposes an integrated energy and climate change package to cut emissions for the 21st Century 

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

Europe Direct

European Road Safety Day

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27 April: first European Road Safety Day

7-8 June: Energy   Council


Air security  in the web site of Energy and Transport DG

European Commission postpones introduction of rules on maximum cabin baggage size

The Commission decided to postpone the implementation of rules on maximum cabin baggage size, as more time is needed to reassess the advantages and disadvantages they entail, notably regarding air security and passengers' comfort.

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Related topics from previous issues:

(05/10/2006) Aviation security: the EU acts against new threats from liquid explosives


Energy Efficiency Action Plan on the web site of Energy & Transport DG 

Global Energy Efficiency Initiative: Commissioner Piebalgs at EU-G8 Conference in Berlin

European Commissioner Andris Piebalgs will represent the European Commission at the EU-G8 Conference on Energy Efficiency in Berlin on the 20th and the 21st of April. He will be speaking about strategies and objectives for energy efficiency at EU level. The objective of the Conference is to foster the dialogue on market-oriented solutions for the demand side and to support the ongoing policymaking process aimed at enhancing energy efficiency.

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Related topics from previous issues:

(21/12/2006) EU and USA sign new Agreement on Energy Efficiency of Office Equipment

For a complete list of current public consultations please go to Consultations

Public Consultations

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

Topic of Consultation   Deadline
European Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET-Plan)


Preparation of a Green Paper on Urban Transport
Possible revision of Regulation 2299/89 on a Code of Conduct for computerised reservation systems (CRS)

GALILEO Green Paper on Satellite Navigation Applications













For a complete list of current calls for tenders please log on 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
Study: analysis of the implementation of the new security rules for high consequence dangerous goods and determination whether they are effective OJ S 69-083624 25/05/2007
Study on European GNSS Supervisory Authority's performance monitoring and analysis facility OJ S 68-082359 22/05/2007
Benchmarking and guidelines for streamlined authorisation processes for bioenergy installations OJ S 65-078722 21/05/2007
Traffic flow: scenario, traffic forecast and analysis of traffic on the TEN-T, taking into consideration the external dimension of the Union OJ S 58-070773 01/06/2007
Priority Interconnection Plan: methodology for the selection and implementation of projects of European interest  

OJ S 73-088490

Analytical support for monitoring the implementation of the major transnational transport axes connecting the EU and its neighbours OJ S 69-083633 29/06/2007

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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