No 279 - Weekly - 26 September 2008



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The 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



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14-16 October, Easyway European Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems for the Trans-European Road Network, Taormina, Italy        

17-19 November, Salon International des Energies Renouvelables et de la Maitrise de l'Energie, Paris, France

13 October, European Road Safety Day, Paris, France


C02 capture and storage

Commissioner Piebalgs welcomes McKinsey CCS report as a valuable input in the Carbon Capture and Storage debate


Energy Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, welcomed on 22 September the report "CCS: Assessing the Economics" which was presented to him today by its authors, McKinsey & Company. "Early effective demonstration of technological viability of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in power generation, both in Europe and internationally, is essential to move rapidly to economically viable, near free carbon electricity generation. This report is a valuable contribution to the discussions currently ongoing to find the best way to push this technology forward", said Commissioner Piebalgs after the presentation.

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

Public Consultations



Time-limit for receipt of tenders


Progress in developing an integrated safe and interoperable European railway area

Preparation of a report on requirements for a sustainability scheme for energy uses of biomass

Development of Integrated Ticketing for Air and Rail Transport





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


European Medical ALARA Network (EMAN)

Building capability in Russia’s educational institutions — comparative study

Real potentials for changes in the growth and use of EU forests

EGNOS GEO satellite transponder service replenishment

The European Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage (CCS) project network

A framework contract to provide expertise, and technical, managerial and logistical support to the implementation of the Single European Sky in south-east Europe (ISIS programme)

Work on preparatory studies for eco-design requirements of EuPs ( III )

Services related to the organisation of conferences, exhibitions and other events

Ethanol/petrol blends: volatility characterisation in the range 5–25 vol %

JO S 179-238089  

JO S 178-236617

JO S 175-232684  

JO S 155-208650

JO S 163-219639

JO S 163-219636

JO S 163-219637

OJ S 145-194455

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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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