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Document 52002XC0710(02)

Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty — Cases where the Commission raises no objections (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ C 164, 10.7.2002, p. 3–5 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

52002XC0710(02)

Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty — Cases where the Commission raises no objections (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal C 164 , 10/07/2002 P. 0003 - 0005


Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty

Cases where the Commission raises no objections

(2002/C 164/03)

(Text with EEA relevance)

Date of adoption of the decision: 6.6.2002

Member State: The Netherlands (the commune of Enschede)

Aid No: N 217/02

Title: Firework disaster Enschede - Compensation of enterprises

Objective: Compensate damages

Legal basis: Kaderwet EZ-subsidies (artikel 2)

Budget: The total budget EUR 41 million

Duration: Three years from 13 May 2000 onwards

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 24.5.2002

Member State: Germany

Aid No: N 34/02

Title: Technology and know-how for organic farming, Part B

Objective: To support R & D projects aimed at improving the conditions for organic farming

Legal basis: Jährliches Haushaltsgesetz

Budget: EUR 9 million 2002, EUR 15 million in 2003

Aid intensity or amount: For fundamental research: maximum 100 %; for industrial research: maximum 50 %; for precompetitive development: maximum 25 %; plus SME-bonus where appropriate

Duration: Until 31 December 2003

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 22.5.2002

Member State: Germany (Saxony)

Aid No: N 602/01

Title: Assistance to undertakings started by an unemployed person

Objective: To support the start-up of undertakings by the unemployed

Legal basis: Haushaltsgesetz, Programmrichtlinien

Budget: EUR 26,5 million per year

Aid intensity or amount: EUR 1050 per person per month (six months)

Duration: Until 31 December 2006

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 9.4.2002

Member State: Germany (Baden-Württemberg)

Aid No: N 610/01

Title: Tourismusinfrastrukturprogramm Baden-Württemberg

Objective: To support investments by communes in tourism infrastructure

Legal basis: Haushaltsgesetz, Programmrichtlinien

Budget: Up to EUR 10 million per year

Duration: Unlimited

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 24.5.2002

Member State: United Kingdom

Aid No: N 856/01

Title: LINK collaborative research scheme

Objective: Promotion of cooperative R & D

Legal basis: Science and Technology Act 1965

Budget: GBP 50 to 60 million (EUR 82 to 100 million) per year

Aid intensity or amount: - fundamental research: 100 %

- precompetitive development activities: 25 % for large firms, 35 % for SMEs

- industrial research: 50 % for large firms, 60 % gross for SMEs

- feasibility studies: 75 % resp. 50 %

Duration: Until 31 December 2006

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 31.5.2002

Member State: Austria

Aid No: N 9/02

Title: Austrian guidelines 2002 for the rehabilitation of inherited waste

Objective: Promote environmental protection through the rehabilitation of polluted industrial sites

Legal basis: Umweltförderungsgesetz (UFG), BGBl. Nr. 185/1993; idF des Bundesgesetzes, BGBl. I Nr. 108/2001

Budget: EUR 75 million per year

Aid intensity or amount: In accordance with the Community guidelines on State aid for environmental protection

Duration: Indefinite

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 7.5.2002

Member State: Belgium

Aid No: NN 129/2000

Title: Law to promote employment

Objective: Promoting employment

Legal basis: Ontwerp van wet ter bevordering van de werkgelegenheid, artikel 2

Budget: EUR 1,3 billion per year

Duration: Seven years

Other information: The scheme (N 3/94) on labour redistribution was approved by the Commission by letter dated 30 June 1994 (SG(94) D/9395)

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 22.5.2002

Member State: Austria

Aid No: NN 165/01

Title: Energieabgabenvergütung

Objective: Refund system from the energy tax on electricity and natural gas for undertakings whose main activity is the production of material goods

Legal basis: Energieabgabenvergütungsgesetz

Budget: Approximately EUR 160 million per year

Aid intensity or amount: Operating aid

Duration: 1 June 1996 to 31 December 2001

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 22.5.2002

Member State: Germany (Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, Schleswig-Holstein)

Aid No: NN 174/A/01

Title: Aid to shipbuilding 2001

Objective: Prolongation of application of some existing aid schemes to shipbuilding sector

Legal basis: Werfthilfegesetz; 29. Rahmenplan der Gemeinschaftsaufgabe zur Förderung der regionalen Wirtschaftsstruktur

Duration: Year 2001

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 22.5.2002

Member State: Germany

Aid No: N 27/2000

Title: Act on granting priority to reewable energy sources (Renewable Energy Law)

Objective: Support for electricity from renewable energy sources

Legal basis: Gesetz für den Vorrang erneuerbarer Energien (Erneuerbare-Energien-Gesetz (EEG) vom 29. März 2000

Aid intensity or amount: Measure not constituting aid

Duration: Unlimited

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 5.6.2002

Member State: Germany

Aid No: NN 49/02

Title: Reduction of non-wage labour costs in the maritime transport sector

Objective: Safeguard employment of German seafarers onboard German merchant ships and preserve maritime know-how

Legal basis: Richtlinie zur Senkung der Lohnnebenkosten in der deutschen Seeschifffahrt

Budget: EUR 45 million

Aid intensity or amount: Variable

Duration: 15 months (1 October 2001 to 31 December 2002)

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 22.5.2002

Member State: Germany

Aid No: NN 68/2000

Title: Law on the protection of electricity generated from combined heat and power

Objective: Support for CHP electricity

Legal basis: Gesetz zum Schutz der Stromerzeugung aus Kraft-Wärme-Koppelung (Kraft-Wärme-Koppelungsgesetz) vom 12. Mai 2000

Aid intensity or amount: Measure not constituting aid

Duration: 18 May 2000 until entering into force of a law for the long-term safeguarding and the extension of CHP. At the latest, it will enter out of force on 31 December 2004

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confidential information has been removed, can be found at

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

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