No 256 - Weekly - 22 February 2008



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Commission's integrated energy and climate change proposal 2008

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

Europe Direct

Sustainable Energy Europe 2005-2008




  • Commissioner Piebalgs underlines the importance of common European rules in the field of Nuclear Safety and Waste Management

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25 February, PROGRESS final conference on renewable energy support, London

31 March - 3 April, EWEC 2008 - European Wind energy Conference and exhibition, Brussels

18 April, SAFETYNET 2nd conference, Rome, Italy


Nuclear issues in the web site of Energy & Transport DG 

Commissioner Piebalgs underlines the importance of common European rules in the field of Nuclear Safety and Waste Management

Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs met with the first chairman of the European High Level Group (HLG) on Nuclear Safety and Waste Management, Mr Andrej Stritar, in Brussels on 20 February. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss nuclear safety and waste management issues, particularly the establishment of common European rules in the field, ahead of the HLG's third meeting in April.

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You Choose!, the European Commission’s campaign on energy consumer rights and opening of EU energy markets has published issue 4 of its newsletter. Topics include renewable energies and the consumer as well as an energy efficient lighting initiative by European industry. The newsletter is available in English, French and German. You Choose! also publishes weekly flash news on consumer and internal energy market topics. Read more about these on the campaign’s website.


PROGRESS Final Conference on renewable energy support
The European Commission-supported project PROGRESS will celebrate its Final Conference in London on 25 February 2008.

The Conference focuses on the analyses PROGRESS delivered to the European Commission on financial support frameworks, systems of guarantees of origin, administrative barriers, grid barriers and the market of renewable energy sources in EU Member States.

More information on the Final Conference can be downloaded from the PROGRESS website.

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

ERTMS: the European Deployment Plan

Stakeholder consultation on the revision of Energy Labelling Framework Directive 1992/75/EEC
















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
Economies of scale: analysis of data on research expenditure on labour and infrastructure

Survey of the competitive aspects of oil and oil product markets in the EU

OJ S 1-000060

OJ S 247-300716



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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