No 283 - Weekly - 24 October 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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17-19  November, Salon International des Energies Renouvelables et de la Maitrise de l'Energie, Paris, France



Greening Transport Package

Clean and energy efficient vehicles get go-ahead



The European Commission welcomes today’s support of the European Parliament for its proposal to promote a broad market introduction of clean and energy efficient vehicles through public procurement. This will reduce fuel consumption as well as CO2 and pollutant emissions from road vehicles. The EP vote is based on a compromise reached with the Member States, which are expected to adopt the proposal shortly.


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Renewable energy






Commissioner Piebalgs visits two state-of-the-art solar plants in southern Spain supported with EU-funds



Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs has visited today two successful demonstration projects in the field of concentrating solar power and photovoltaics that the European Union has supported with its Research Programmes. The PS10 concentrated solar power and Sevilla PV, with a capacity of 11MW and 1.2MW, are located near the southern Spanish city of Seville and have benefited from €7,8 million from the 5th Framework Programme for Research. "These two projects have demonstrated the viability of solar electricity production and its capacity of creating jobs and growth while reducing supply dependency and CO2 emissions", said Commissioner Piebalgs after the visit.

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

Public Consultations

No open public consultations have been published.


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


Deposit boxes arrangement

Radiation protection information and training video film

European Medical ALARA Network (EMAN)



JO S 203-268714  

JO S 195-257876

JO S 179-238089








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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