No 298 - Weekly - 20 February 2009

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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




[Practical Information]


9.ICG-Branchentreffen Gas, Berlin, March 24-25, 2009

'Research Connection 2009': Prague, May 7-8, 2009



Road charging: Commission gives final warning to Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal for failing to act on road charging

On 19 February, the European Commission sent reasoned opinions to Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal for failing to adopt European legislation on road charging on time. The four Member States have been given until May to put their national legislation in compliance with EU rules.

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Background - Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy items only)

Energy Council - Brussels, 19 February 2009

On 19 February, the Energy Council took place in Brussels. It was the first regular Council since the gas crisis between Russia and Ukraine in January. The main objectives of the Council were to have an exchange of views on the gas crisis, to adopt conclusions on the Strategic Energy Review and to have an orientation debate on the proposal on the revision of the Directive on oil stocks and the Commission Communication on the security of supply for natural gas. The lunch was focused on the technical elements of the energy projects of the Recovery Plan.

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For a complete list of current public consultations please go to Consultations on Energy issues and Consultations on Transport issues

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

Green Paper "TEN-T : A policy review – Towards a better integrated trans-European transport network at the service of the common transport policy"

The impact of the use of body scanners in the field of aviation security on human rights, privacy, personal dignity, health and data protection

Inter-TSO compensation mechanism and harmonisation of transmission tarification

Green Paper Towards a Secure, Sustainable and Competitive European Energy Network







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

New Calls for Tenders



Time-limit for receipt of tenders

Study on urban access restrictions 

Study on public transport smart cards

Framework contract for long-range energy modelling

Support activities for the development of practical measures to facilitate the implementation of the biofuels sustainability scheme


JO S 33-047545

JO S 33-047544

JO S 21-029008


 JO S 11-013808








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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