The European Commission has launched the last annual Call for Proposals for projects to be supported through the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme, which seeks to give a boost to clean and sustainable solutions as part of the efforts to help deliver on the ambitious climate change and energy targets that the EU has set for itself.
A guidance document which regulates the renewal or amendment for planning permission has been published for public consultation by the Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA). This document aims to eliminate uncertainty amongst applicants by establishing clear guidelines and procedures for renewal of permits that are about to expire. The presumption lies in favour of renewal of permits save for the cases indentified in the guidelines
EFSA has set average requirements (ARs) for energy intake for adults, infants and children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women. The ARs provide a best estimate of the energy needs of population groups within Europe and will help policymakers to develop and monitor nutrition programmes to promote public health including the establishment of food-based dietary guidelines.
Visiting the Mepa offices to view planning applications and their relevant documents is a thing of the past. The Malta Environment and Planning Authority launched a new online service for the public to start viewing these documents free of charge.
GRTU Renewable Energy Section President Noel Gauci has today written to the Contracts Department following several complaints by our members in the Renewable Energy Sector regarding a condition in the tender issued by the contracts department bearing reference CT211 2012(CT3099 2012), GRTU formally requested that the temperature range required in the second paragraph of page 54, whereby it is specified that the panel should be able to withstand repetitive cycling between -40 and + 90 degrees Celsius, should be revised to -40 and +85 degrees Celsius.