Call for tender - Reducing energy consumption buildings with ICT – analysis of data from EU pilot projects – SMART 2013/0073
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60.000. The purpose of this call for tenders is to provide a comparative overview of various ICT solutions to achieve energy savings in buildings (piloted under CIP-ICT-PSP).
We need an EU Anti-Bullying Day to become a symbolic milestone in our efforts and to remind to all Europeans that bullying and cyberbullying is a problem with no borders, no specific technological or platform connection, no easy solutions, write MEPs Phil Prendergast and Seán Kelly.
The European Commission is poised to publish new payments rules covering ‘interchange’ fees, which are charged on card transactions. These could unfairly hit Visa and MasterCard, leaving rivals American Express and Paypal unfair market advantage, says the president of MasterCard Europe.
Using cash instead of debit and credit cards costs Germans around €150 per person each year, according to an academic study from Steinbeis University in Berlin on the ‘Cost of Cash’.