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EU-GCC Clean Energy Network II


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EU-GCC Clean Energy Network II
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Middle East: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates

1. Publication reference


2. Procedure


3. Programme title

EU-GCC Clean Energy Network II

4. Financing

Partnership Instrument 2014 Annual Action Program (ref. C/2014/7423 of 16.10.2014)

5. Contracting Authority

European Union, represented by the European Commission


6. Nature of contract


7. Contract description

The aim of the project is to enhance EU-Gulf Cooperation Council relations in the area of clean energy technologies through the development of new structures and instruments of mutual interest. On the basis of the achievements of the first Clean Energy Network, the EU-GCC Clean Energy Network II will act as a catalyst and element of coordination for the development of cooperation on clean energy, including the related policy and technology aspects among various stakeholders in the EU and GCC countries.

The EU-GCC Clean Energy Network II has to become more sustainable. Activities of the network in the area of clean energy should include the exchange of experience and know-how and the coordination and promotion of joint actions between the EU and GCC stakeholders. The various initiatives should aim at facilitating joint research, demonstration and development of joint projects in the area of clean energy technologies in the GCC countries. Besides that, support would be provided to promote experience sharing on relevant EU energy policies.

The stakeholders participating in the network will include energy-related research entities, universities, administrations, utilities, industry as well as relevant organisations and stakeholders in GCC countries, such as MASDAR.

8. Number and titles of lots

No, one lot only.

9. Maximum budget

EUR 3 600 000

10. Scope for additional services

The Contracting Authority may, at its own discretion, extend the project in duration and/or scope subject to the availability of funding up to a maximum not exceeding the length and value of the initial contract . Any extension of the contract would be subject to satisfactory performance by the Contractor.