European Coordinator for the the Northern European Powerlink                                            Return

On the 17th of July 2007 European Parliament's Industry, Research and Energy Committee approved the nomination of four project coordinators in the field of energy: The coordinators, nominated by the European Commission, will be responsible for monitoring several priority energy infrastructure projects - this in order to ensure their timely and successful realisation.

The four coordinators are Wladyslaw Mielczarski, Georg Wilhelm Adamowitsch, Mario Monti and Jozias van Aartsen. Professor Mielczarski has solid experience in the field of energy networks and will be responsible for the Northern European Powerlink; Mr. Adamowitsch, former Economics Minister in the Federal Republic of Germany, will oversee the offshore wind project; Professor Monti, a member of the European Commission from 1995 to 2004, will deal with the France-Spain power connection; and Mr Van Aartsen, former Foreign Minister of the Netherlands, will be in charge of the Nabucco gas pipeline project.