finds it hard to forecast how much battery prices would have to fall to become viable for grid storage.
Andreas Umbach, Landis+Gyr's President and CEO, said, 'Landis+Gyr is proud to have been selected by ERDF
as one of the main suppliers for this ambitious programme to bring smart meter technology across France.
is managed by Washington Closure Hanford as part of the River Corridor Closure Project--DOE's largest environmental cleanup closure project.
For other regions, Parliament keeps overall the same concentration percentages proposed by the Commission: 80% of ERDF
aid would be invested in the four thematic priorities (three for the Commission) in the more developed regions and 50% in the less developed regions.
Mr Page said: "ERDF
investment is helping to drive enterprise and innovation in the North-east, creating the new jobs and businesses that are vital to a growing economy.
Separate Operational Programmes have been developed for each of the ERDF
and ESF Regional Competitiveness and Employment programmes.
Flexibility is also needed on urban development, argues the CoR, which calls for the list of cities eligible for aid under integrated territorial investments (5% of ERDF
resources in the Commission's proposal) to be indicative in nature and to be drawn up in partnership with local and regional authorities, based on a call for proposals.
Olbrycht also proposes to expand the types of investments eligible for ERDF
programme is bringing over pounds 250m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region.
It makes this request in its opinion on the regulation on the Cohesion Fund for the next programming period, adopted in plenary, on 3 May, along with its opinions on the draft general Structural Funds regulation for 2014-2020 (see Europolitics 4418) and on the draft regulations for the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF
) and the European Social Fund (ESF).
The agency, which manages European Regional Development Fund (ERDF
) 2007-13 in this region, has successfully delivered against the pounds 20.3m spending target set by the European Commission for the end of 2009.
The European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development adopted, on 9 March in Strasbourg, a report by Emmanouil Angelakas (EPP-ED, Greece) that gives MEPs' go-ahead for the revision of rules under the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF
) to allow the co-financing of energy investments in housing in all the EU member states.