Publication of the Twinning Call for Proposals on Internet
TWINNING CALL FOR PROPOSALS
issued by the European Commission
1. Publication reference
2. Programme and Financing source
Title of Twinning project; Legal Approximation and Structural Reform in the Energy Sector of
Azerbaijan (Twinning ref: AZ07/PCA/EY02
Title of Programme/Financing Source: Tacis National Action Programme for Azerbaijan
3. Nature of activities, geographical area and project duration
(a) Nature of activities:
The overall objective of this project is to provide support for the implementation of the
"Memorandum of Understanding on a Strategic Partnership between the EU and the Republic
of Azerbaijan in the field of Energy" which aims at the gradual convergence of EU and
Azerbaijan's energy legislation and at the integration of their respective energy markets.
The aim is to enable the Azeri Government to:
familiarize with the EU Acquis Communautaire in the energy sector, and to achieve gradual
approximation with the EU Acquis Communautaire in the electricity and gas sectors;
set a clear reference framework and an action plan for future electricity and gas market
liberalization, and thus support its plans for increasing security of supply;
have clear operational, metering and market/trade rules in the reformed electricity and gas
(b) Geographical area: Azerbaijan
Beneficiary institution: Ministry of Industry and Energy (MoIE)
(c) Maximum project duration: 18 months
4. Overall amount available for this Call for Proposals
1 100 000 EUR
5. Eligibility: Who may apply
Only Public Administrations and Mandated bodies as per Twinning Manual of European Union
MS may apply through European Union MSs’ National Contact Points.
See section “Eligibility of potential Twinning partners” of the Twinning Manual.
6. Provisional notification date of results of the award process
8 February 2008.