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C 145/2 EN Official Journal of the European Union 21.6.

2003

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

Cases where the Commission raises no objections


(2003/C 145/02)

(Text with EEA relevance)

Date of adoption of the decision: 20.3.2003 Legal basis: Disegno di legge regionale n. 153: interventi re-
gionali per lo sviluppo delle imprese industriali e artigiane;
disposizioni per l'applicazione della legge regionale recante in-
Member State: Spain (Autonomous Community of Castile-La terventi regionali per lo sviluppo delle imprese industriali e
Mancha) artigiane

Aid No: NN 112/02 (ex N 477/02)


Budget: EUR 30 million
Title: Aid for gas and electricity grids
Aid intensity or amount:
Objective: To extend the gas and electricity grids
Part A (investment):
Legal basis: Convenios de colaboración entre la Comunidad
Autónoma de Castilla-La Mancha y distintas empresas
(i) non-assisted areas eligible for Article 87(3)(c) derogation:
Budget: EUR 13 436 165 (electricity) and EUR 14 239 340 SMEs — 7,5 % gge and 15 % gge;
(gas)
(ii) Article 87(3)(c) areas: large enterprises — 8 % nge (plus 10
Aid intensity or amount: Up to 40 % net (30 % net in the percentage points gge for small enterprises and 6
Province of Guadalajara) percentage points gge for medium-sized enterprises).

Duration: 2000 to 2006 Part B (consultancy and trade fairs): 50 % gge;

Other information: Annual report


Part C (environment):
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at (iii) SME investment to comply with new Community
standards: 15 % gge;
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
(iv) investment enabling firms to improve on standards
applicable: 30 % gge (35 % gge if in Article 87(3)(c) areas);

Date of adoption of the decision: 11.2.2003 (v) energy investment: 40 % gge (45 % gge if in Article
87(3)(c) areas).
Member State: Italy (Aosta Valley)
The aid intensity ceilings at (iv) and (v) are increased by 10
Aid No: N 248/02 percentage points gross in the case of SMEs.

Title: Aid scheme to promote the development of industrial Duration: Until 31 December 2006 for parts A and B; until 31
and craft firms December 2007 for part C.

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

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Part B: development of SMEs

Part C: environmental protection


21.6.2003 EN Official Journal of the European Union C 145/3

Date of adoption of the decision: 5.2.2003 Budget: The overall budget amounts to EUR 4,9 million

Member State: Italy (Sicily) Duration: The duration of the scheme is limited until 31
December 2006
Aid No: N 268/02
Other information: Germany has to submit an annual report
Title: Aid to Sicilian publishing firms on the implementation of the scheme

Objective: Publishing sector


The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at
Legal basis: Articolo 37 della Legge Regionale n. 32/2000,
Regione Sicilia
http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids
Budget: 40 billion (EUR 20 658 276)

Aid intensity or amount: One-off grant of maximum ITL 1,5


billion (EUR 774 685) per beneficiary
Date of adoption of the decision: 4.4.2003
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
dential information has been removed, can be found at Member State: Austria

http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids Aid No: N 677/02

Title: Fund for the participation in the equity of SMEs in


Date of adoption of the decision: 24.2.2003 Burgenland

Member State: Germany (Brandenburg) Objective: Address the lack of equity for SMEs in the Austrian
Land of Burgenland
Aid No: N 535/02
Legal basis: Beschluss der Burgenländischen Landesregierung
Title: Impulse-programme of the Land of Brandenburg vom 17. Dezember 2002

Objective: The programme aims at assisting the development Budget: EUR 30 million
of the economic activities of SMEs by providing them with aid
for external consultancy services
The authentic text(s) of the decision, from which all confi-
Legal basis: §§ 44 der Landeshaushaltsordnung des Landes dential information has been removed, can be found at
Brandenburg, Impulsprogramm zur Stärkung von Branchen-
kompetenzen in den Regionen Brandenburgs http://europa.eu.int/comm/secretariat_general/sgb/state_aids