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19.9.

2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 263/5

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

Cases where the Commission raises no objections


(2001/C 263/03)

(Text with EEA relevance)

Date of adoption of the decision: 31.7.2001 — Other English regions: GBP 85,3 million mixed in with the
total amount for all non-Objective 1 regions in the United
Member State: Germany (Land Berlin) Kingdom

Aid No: N 138/01 Aid intensity or amount: Subsidies at rates complying with
those laid down in Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 for the
Title: Berlin guarantee programme for firms in difficulty categories of operation concerned

Objective: State guarantees for firms in difficulty Duration: 2000 to 2006

Legal basis: Haushaltsordnung des Landes Berlin, Richtlinien Other information: Annual report
für die Übernahme von Bürgschaften zugunsten von Unterneh-
men in Schwierigkeiten des Landes Berlin
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Budget:

— 2001: around EUR 7,5 million http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

— 2002 to 2005: around EUR 10 million each year

Duration: Ten years

Other information: Germany has to submit an annual report


on the implementation of the scheme Date of adoption of the decision: 31.5.2001
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- Member State: United Kingdom
dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Aid No: N 179/01

Title: Measures part-financed by the FIFG in Scotland

Objective: Structural measures in the fisheries and aquaculture


sector

Date of adoption of the decision: 31.5.2001 Legal basis:

Member State: United Kingdom The Fisheries and Aquaculture Structures (Grants) (Scotland)
Regulations 2001
Aid No: N 177/01
Council Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 of 17 December 1999
Title: Measures part-financed by the FIFG in England laying down the detailed rules and arrangements regarding
Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector
Objective: Structural measures for fisheries and aquaculture
Budget:
Legal basis:

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Structures (Grants) (England) — For the Highlands and Islands region: GBP 5,03 million
Regulations 2001
— For the other Scottish regions: GBP 85,3 million, combined
Council Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 of 17 December 1999 with the overall amount for all non-Objective 1 regions in
on Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector the United Kingdom

Budget: Aid intensity or amount: Subsidies at rates complying with


those laid down by Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 for the
— Cornwall and Isles of Scilly: GBP 4,64 million respective categories of operation

— Merseyside: GBP 0,4 million Duration: 2000 to 2006


C 263/6 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 19.9.2001

Other information: Annual report Date of adoption of the decision: 10.7.2001

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- Member State: The Netherlands (the communes of Lelystad
dential information has been removed, can be found at: and Urk in the Province of Flevoland)

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Aid No: N 271/01

Title: Investment Premium Scheme Flevoland 2000

Objective: Regional development

Legal basis: Verordening InvesteringsPremieRegeling Flevoland


Date of adoption of the decision: 24.7.2001 2000 (IPR Flevoland 2000)
Member State: United Kingdom Budget: The total budget for the period 2000 to 2006
amounts to EUR 14 838 000
Aid No: N 210/01
Aid intensity or amount:
Title: Viridian Growth Fund Investments in Medium-sized
Companies — 20 % gross grant equivalent (gge) for establishment projects

Objective: Regional development — 15 % gross grant equivalent (gge) for expansion or


production change projects
Legal basis: Article 7 of the Industrial Development (Northern
Ireland) Order 1982, Fund contract and operating guidelines Duration: 2000 to 2006

Budget: Capital totalling GBP 10 million The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Duration: The investment phase of the Fund will be completed
by the end of December 2004 http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-


dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Date of adoption of the decision: 20.6.2001

Member State: Denmark

Aid No: N 278/01

Date of adoption of the decision: 11.6.2001 Title: Electricity reform — new RE-based power plants

Member State: Italy (Sardinia) Objective: To ensure a minimum income for new power
plants using renewable energy sources
Aid No: N 250/01
Legal basis:
Title: Aid for the hotel industry
Lov nr. 375 af 2. juni 1999 om elforsyning
Objective: Regional development
Lov nr. 377 af 2. juni 1999 om ændring af lov om tilskud til
Legal basis: Legge regionale 14.9.1993, n. 40 e successive elproduktion
modificazioni ed integrazioni (Interventi creditizi a favore del-
Lov nr. 378 af 2. juni 1999 om ændring af lov om udnyttelse
l’industria alberghiera); deliberazione della Giunta regionale
af vedvarende energikilder m.v.
dell’8.8.2000 (34/73)
Aid intensity or amount: Difference between a fixed
Budget: ITL 50 billion (approximately EUR 25,8 million) for
guaranteed income and the market price for electricity plus
the entire period of the scheme
the market price for RE certificates
Aid intensity or amount: 13,67 % nge Duration: Ten years
Duration: Until the end of 2006 Other information: Annual report
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at: dential information has been removed, can be found at:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
19.9.2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 263/7

Date of adoption of the decision: 5.2.2001 Title: La RØunion 2000 to 2006 — Opening up of the
economy
Member State: France
Objective:
Aid No: N 320/2000
SMEs
Title: La RØunion 2000 to 2006 — Enhancing business skills
The aid measures are amendments of the regional plan covered
Objective: by aid scheme N 2/99 — FRAC:
SMEs — aid for outside consultancy services: EUR 46 000 and 70 %
of cost, including cost of identifying new markets
The aid measures are amendments to the regional plan covered
by aid scheme N 2/99 — FRAC: — aid for in-house consultancy services: 70 % of the salary
cost (salary plus social security contributions) of a new
— aid for outside consultancy services: EUR 31 000 and 50 % executive, subject to a ceiling of EUR 54 400
of cost (80 % for small firms), subject to a ceiling of
EUR 77 000 Legal basis: Contrat de plan État-rØgion 2000-2006, mesures
D 312 et 313
— aid for in-house consultancy services: 50 % of the salary
cost (salary plus social security contributions) of a new Budget: EUR 3,7 million
executive, subject to a ceiling of EUR 46 000
Duration: Until the end of 2006
Legal basis: Contrat de plan État-region 2000-2006, mesures
A 214.8 et 131 The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Budget: EUR 3,7 million
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Duration: Until the end of 2006

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-


dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Date of adoption of the decision: 1.6.2001

Member State: Germany (Saxony-Anhalt)

Aid No: N 340/B/2000

Date of adoption of the decision: 17.7.2001 Title: Scheme for the promotion of employment in favour of
less-favoured unemployed persons
Member State: France
Objective: Employment creation
Aid No: N 322/2000
Legal basis: Richtlinien über die Gewährung von Zuwendun-
Title: La RØunion 2000 to 2006: aid for investment in gen zur Schaffung von Arbeitsplätzen
information and communications technologies
Budget: DEM 122,5 million (EUR 62,63 milion)
Objective: To promote the development of information and
communications technologies on the island of RØunion Aid intensity or amount:

Legal basis: DOCUP 2000-2006 La RØunion — 30 % of gross wage costs in case of full-time employment

Budget: EUR 3,15 million — 40 % of gross wage costs in case of half-time employment

Duration: Until the end of 2006 Duration: Until 31.12.2006

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

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

Date of adoption of the decision: 5.2.2001 Date of adoption of the decision: 2.8.2001

Member State: France Member State: Spain (Asturias)

Aid No: N 326/2000 Aid No: N 448/01


C 263/8 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 19.9.2001

Title: Amendment to regional investment aid scheme Date of adoption of the decision: 31.7.2001
N 75/2000
Member State: Italy (Sardinia)
Objective: Regional development
Aid No: N 522/2000
Legal basis: Decreto . . ./2001, de primera modificación del
Decreto 41/2000, de 11 de mayo, por el que se establecen Title: Aid for research and technological development
diversos programas de ayudas a las empresas
Objective: Research and technological development
Budget: ESP 3 150 million (EUR 18,93 million) per year
Legal basis: Delibera di Giunta regionale n. 17/10, dell’11
Aid intensity or amount: aprile 2000, modificata dalla delibera di Giunta regionale n.
24/19 del 9 giugno 2000
— 15 % gge to 50 % gge for SMEs
Budget: ITL 5,5 billion (approximately EUR 2,84 million)
— 15 % gge to 40 % gge for large firms
Aid intensity or amount: Variable, depending on type of
project
Duration: 2000 to 2006
Duration: Until the end to 2006
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at: The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids

Date of adoption of the decision: 31.1.2001


Date of adoption of the decision: 8.6.2001
Member State: Spain (Andalusia)
Member State: Ireland
Aid No: N 507/2000
Aid No: N 525/2000
Title: Regional aid scheme to promote investment and
employment linked to investment and SMEs Title: Adjustment of the fishing fleet

Objective: Regional development and SMEs Objective: Decommissioning of fishing vessels aged 15 years
and over
Legal basis: Propuesta de Decreto . . ./2000 por el que se
establece el marco general de las ayudas de la Junta de Anda- Legal basis:
lucía, a las que afectan las Directrices de la Comisión Europea
sobre las ayudas de Estado de finalidad regional (98/C 74/06) y National Development Plan 2000 to 2006
las Directrices de ayudas de Estado a pequeæas y medianas
empresas (96/C 213/04) Council Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 of 17 December 1999
laying down the detailed rules and arrangements regarding
Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector
Budget: ESP 340 351 627 622 (EUR 2 045,554 million)
Budget: EUR 1,72 million, corresponding to Ireland’s
Aid intensity or amount:
contribution to the financing of this measure which is also
part financed by the FIFG
50 % gge (plus bonus of 15 percentage points gross in the case
of SMEs) Aid intensity or amount: Within the funding limits laid down
in Article 7 of and Annex IV to Regulation (CE) No 2792/1999
Certain aid for firms in the non-profit sector will be subject to
a ceiling of ESP 0,7 million (EUR 4 207) per job created Duration: 2000 to 2006
Duration: 2000 to 2006 Other information: Annual report
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at: dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
19.9.2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 263/9

Date of adoption of the decision: 10.5.2001 Date of adoption of the decision: 25.6.2001

Member State: Ireland Member State: Spain (Rioja)


Aid No: N 528/2000 Aid No: N 588/2000
Title: Renewal and modernisation of the fishing fleet
Title: Quality promotion programme
Objective: Modernisation of the fishing fleet
Objective: Establishment of quality-management systems in
Legal basis: local businesses

National Development Plan 2000 to 2006 Legal basis: Bases reguladoras de la concesión de ayudas al
programa de promoción de la calidad
Council Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 of 17 December 1999
laying down the detailed rules and arrangements regarding Budget: ESP 500 million (EUR 3,01 million) for 2000
Community structural assistance in the fisheries sector
Aid intensity or amount:
Budget: IEP 25 million (EUR 31,7 million), corresponding to
Ireland’s share of the funding of these measures, four out of Investment aid: 7,5 % (medium-sized firms) and 15 % (small
five of which are part-financed by the FIFG firms); in assisted areas, 20 % net with a bonus of 10
Aid intensity or amount: Subsidies at rates complying with percentage points gross for SMEs
those laid down by Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 for the
respective categories of operation and at rates complying Technical assistance aid: 50 %
with the guidelines for the examination of State aid to
fisheries for the category which is not part-financed (aid for Training aid: 55 % (large firms) and 70 % SMEs
the purchase of used vessels)
Employment aid: 60 % of wage costs, with a ceiling of ESP 3
Duration: 2000 to 2006 million (EUR 18 080) per person

Other information: Annual report Overall ceiling of EUR 200 000 per beneficiary

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- Duration: 2000 to 2006
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Other information: Annual report
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Date of adoption of the decision: 28.3.2001

Member State: United Kingdom

Aid No: N 546/A/2000

Title: Partnership support for regeneration (4): support for Date of adoption of the decision: 14.6.2001
environmental regeneration
Member State: Spain (Rioja)
Objective: Regional
Aid No: N 626/2000
Legal basis: Regional Development Agencies Act 1998, Greater
London Authority Act 1999 and Leasehold Reform, Housing Title: Employment aid for the disabled — La Rioja
and Urban Development Act 1993
Objective: Employment aid for the disabled
Budget: Expected expenditure per year for the period 2000 to
2003 is nearly EUR 8 million (corresponding to GBP 5 Legal basis: Bases reguladoras de la concesión de ayudas al
million) programa de fomento del empleo de personas con discapacidad
en centros especiales de empleo y empresas normalizadas
Aid intensity or amount: Up to 100 %

Duration: Unlimited Budget: ESP 230 million (EUR 1,38 million) per year

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- Aid intensity or amount:
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Technical assistance: 50 %
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Employment aid: between ESP 1,5 million (EUR 9 015) and
ESP 2 million (EUR 12 020) per worker taken on
C 263/10 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 19.9.2001

Aid for investment in removing physical barriers: 7,5 % to 15 % Duration: 2001 to 2006
(SMEs) or, in assisted areas, 20 % plus a bonus of 10 percentage
points for SMEs The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Duration: 2000 to 2006
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Other information: Annual report

The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-


dential information has been removed, can be found at:

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Date of adoption of the decision: 8.5.2001

Member State: Italy

Aid No: N 729/B/2000

Date of adoption of the decision: 11.6.2001 Title: Extension to the fisheries sector of the instruments
provided for under negotiated programming
Member State: Finland
Objective: Investment in the fisheries and aquaculture sector
Aid No: N 643/2000
Legal basis: Decreto ministeriale destinato a sostituire il de-
Title: Accelerated depreciation in certain regions 2001 to 2003 creto ministeriale del 1o dicembre 1999
— Finland
Other information: Annual summary report on aid disbursed
Objective: SMEs
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Legal basis: dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Laki kehitysalueelle tehtävien investointien korotetuista pois- http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
toista (1262/1993, muutettu 1215/1998)

Lagen om höjda avskrivningar på investeringar inom utveck-


lingsområdet (1262/1993, ändrad 1215/1998)

Budget: Approximately EUR 36 million Date of adoption of the decision: 31.7.2001


Aid intensity or amount: 1,5 % nge Member State: United Kingdom
Duration: Until 31.12.2003 Aid No: N 734/2000
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi- Title: South Yorkshire productive investment scheme
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Objective: National regional aid
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Legal basis: South Yorkshire Single Programming Document
2000 to 2006

Budget: The value of the exemption is estimated at around


GBP 1 million (around EUR 1,66 million) per year
Date of adoption of the decision: 18.7.2001
Aid intensity or amount: 30 % gross of the initial investment
Member State: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) cost
Aid No: N 660/A/2000 Duration: 2001 to 2006
Title: Exemption from climate change levy for natural gas in The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Northern Ireland (industry and services) dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Objective: Environmental aid http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Legal basis: Finance Act 2001

Budget: The value of the exemption is estimated at around


GBP 5 million (around EUR 8,3 million) per year at the
outset, rising as the amount of natural gas in Northern Date of adoption of the decision: 3.7.2001
Ireland increases
Member State: Spain (Extremadura)
Aid intensity or amount: Less than 50 % of the extra costs of
using relevant substitute fuels Aid No: N 792/2000
19.9.2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 263/11

Title: Regional aid scheme to promote investment Budget:

Objective: Regional development — 2001 to 2002: GBP 5 million (about EUR 8 million)
Legal basis: Proyecto de Decreto por el que se establece un — 2002 to 2003: GBP 10 million (about EUR 16 million)
programa de financiación prioritaria del tejido empresarial de
esta Comunidad Autónoma — 2003 to 2004: GBP 10 million (about EUR 16 million)
Budget: ESP 4 500 million (EUR 27 045 545) Aid intensity or amount: As foreseen in the assisted areas in
England according to the United Kingdom regional aid map for
Aid intensity or amount: 50 % nge for large firms (plus 2000 to 2006 (1)
bonus of 15 percentage points gross for SMEs)
Duration: Up to 10 years as of the date of the Agreement
Duration: 2001 to 2006 establishing the Fund
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Other information: Commitment to submit detailed annual
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
report
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:

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

Date of adoption of the decision: 20.6.2001


(1) The Decision adopting the United Kingdom regional aid map was
Member State: Germany (Lower Saxony) published in OJ C 272 of 23 September 2000, p. 43.
Aid No: N 808/2000
Title: State aid in favour of Drewsen Spezialpapiere
GmbH & Co. KG
Date of adoption of the decision: 11.6.2001
Objective: Realisation of a large investment under the multi-
sectoral framework on regional aid for the installation of a Member State: France
paperproducing machine (manufacturing industry, subsector:
manufacturing of paper and paperboard, NACE 21.12) Aid No: N 86/01

Legal basis: 28. Rahmenplan der Gemeinschaftsaufgabe ÐVer- Title: Ofimer operations
besserung der regionalen Wirtschaftsstruktur“
Objective: Grants to assist processing and marketing in the
Aid intensity or amount: DEM 19,26 million (EUR 9,85 fisheries sector
million) amounting to an aid intensity of 14,25 % gross
Legal basis: Circulaire du ministre de l’agriculture et de la
Duration: 2001 to 2002 pŒche

Other information: Commitment by Germany to comply with Budget: FRF 33 million (EUR 5 million) for 2001
the obligations regarding ex-post monitoring according to point
6 of the multisectoral framework on regional aid for large Aid intensity or amount: Subsidies at rates corresponding to
investment projects those laid down by Regulation (EC) No 2792/1999 for the
respective categories of operation
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at: Other information: Annual report

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:

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

Date of adoption of the decision: 25.7.2001


Member State: United Kingdom

Aid No: N 82/01 Date of adoption of the decision: 3.7.2001

Title: English Cities Fund Member State: Germany (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania)

Objective: Regional development Aid No: NN 100/99

Legal basis: UK Statutory Powers contained in the Leasehold Title: Land measure under the climate change protection
Reform, Housing and Urban Regeneration Act 1993 programme
C 263/12 EN Official Journal of the European Communities 19.9.2001

Objective: Environment/renewable energy The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Legal basis: Richtlinie für die Gewährung von Zuwendungen
des Landes Mecklenburg-Vorpommern zur Umsetzung des Kli- http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
maschutzkonzeptes; Verwaltungsvorschriften zu § 44 Landes-
haushaltsordnung
Budget:
In 1999 DEM 3,0 million (approximately EUR 1,5 million) Date of adoption of the decision: 6.6.2001
in 2000 to 2002 DEM 6,7 million (approximately EUR 3,35 Member State: Germany
million) per year
Aid No: N 819/2000
Aid intensity or amount: 40 % and, in some cases, 50 %
Title: R & D programme ‘Biology’
Duration: Until 31.12.2006
Objective: To support R & D projects in the field of biological
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
research — Biotechnology
dential information has been removed, can be found at:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Legal basis: Haushaltsgesetz; Einzelplan 30, Kapitel 3005 und
3006
Budget: On average DEM 314,8 million (approximately
EUR 158 million) per year, plus during the first three years
Date of adoption of the decision: 18.4.2001 an additional DEM 116,6 million (approximately EUR 59
million) per year earmarked for the programme part
Member State: Denmark
‘National genome research network’
Aid No: N 149/01
Aid intensity or amount:
Title: Differentiated excise duties on petrol
Up to:
Objective: To give an incentive to petrol stations to comply
with new mandatory standards earlier than necessary — 100 % for fundamental research
Legal basis: — 50 % for industrial research
Lov om inergiafgift af mineralolieprodukter m.v. — 25 % for pre-competitive development plus bonus where
Bekendtgłrelse om forebyggelse af jord- og grundvandsforure- appropriate
ning fra benzinsalganlæg Duration: Five years from authorisation by the Commission
Budget: DKK 190 million (about EUR 25,5 million)
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Aid intensity or amount: Maximum 30 % gross dential information has been removed, can be found at:
Duration: 31.12.2004 http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids