Embracing 60 years of AIE: Successful AIE Council of Delegates elects new President and Vice President in Slovenia
At the AIE’s statutory meeting, the AIE elected its new President, Allan Littler (ECA-UK) and the incoming Vice President, Thomas Carlsson (EIO-Sweden). Allan Littler has a long curriculum both as electrical contractor and within the association life as he has been President of the Electrical Contracting Association of England (ECA) for 2008-09, ECA Council member from 2001 to 2010 and member of AIE’s Policy Coordination Committee since 2010.
Undeclared work: Commission proposes new EU Platform
The European Commission has proposed on 9 April the creation of a European Platform to improve cooperation at EU level in order to prevent and deter undeclared work more effectively. The Platform would bring together various national enforcement bodies involved in the fight against undeclared work, a phenomenon that causes serious damage to working conditions, fair competition and public budgets.
New EU Public Procurement rules published in the EU official journal
The three new EU Directives on public procurement, utilities procurement and concession contracts were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 28 March 2014 and will come into force on 17 April 2014. The new Directives are published in the EU Official Journal and are available here.
Joint call to the Commission and alliance of 8 European associations regarding the Primary Energy Conversion Factor
Up to 8 European Associations responded positively to the initiative of AIE last November to share their concerns regarding the use of conversion factors for electricity, in EU energy and climate policy.
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