Renewable Energy Direct to Customers Via PPAs

22 Feb 2018
Power purchase agreements (PPAs), contracts that sell energy directly to large corporate and industrial customers through multi-year supply contracts rather than to the wholesale market, are gaining traction in the European wind power sector. With increasing decentralisation “The wind market is...

Unilever First in Complete Supply Chain Transparency Move

22 Feb 2018
Palm oil supply chains are complex as the fruit changes hands many times from farmers to agents before it reaches a mill. It is then transported via traders to refineries for further processing, when it enters a company’s supply chain – explains Jakarta Globe here. This week giant consumer...

The Prison Education Framework: Labour Market Insight for Winning Bids

22 Feb 2018
Labour Market Insight specialists, Emsi explains how good local knowledge may prove crucial to a successful bidder in the prison education framework Invitation to Tender now live in the UK. “One of the areas that is likely to mark out a successful bid from an unsuccessful one, is the ability of a...

Slovakia Opens Tender for Rail Track Purchase

22 Feb 2018
The Slovakian state railway operator plans to purchase rails and has announced a tender with an estimated price of just under €19 million, excluding VAT. A further public tender has been launched for welding works and connected activities over a period of two years, worth an estimated €12...

Drones Go-Ahead from Italian Treasury

22 Feb 2018
Italy’s Economy Ministry has sent Parliament a draft ministerial decree for the “approval of a multi-year programme for the acquisition of Medium Altitude Long Endurance remotely piloted aircrafts,” writes The MediTelegraph. The Air Force is likely to buy the drones from Piaggio Aerospace and...

Extraordinary Session Concerning Delayed Modernisation Of Slovak Military

14 Feb 2018
An extraordinary session concerning the delayed modernisation of the Slovak military has taken place lasting eight hours. MPs and lawmakers of the ruling coalition have criticised delays. “… most of the planned procurements are already obsolete before they are delivered and military equipment...

Glasgow WAN Contract To Transform City’s Digital Infrastructure

14 Feb 2018
An Edinburgh-based SME has landed a pivotal role in one of the UK’s largest recent public sector contracts that will see Glasgow evolve its digital city status, says Digital by Default. Scotland’s largest independent telecoms firm, Commsworld, has finalised a £30m contract to become a key...

Malta – Direct Orders Total Just Under €30 million

14 Feb 2018
Just under €30 million in direct orders were placed by public entities by three ministers over the past two years, procuring goods and services directly rather than by making a call for bids for open competition, according to information given in Parliament, says Times of Malta. Among them,...