Update – decision not to raise objections.
Decision not to raise objections.
The Court holds that the General Court must reconsider whether the Commission was justified in classifying the implied and unlimited guarantee granted by the French Republic to the Institut français du pétrole as State aid.
Update – cases SA.50717, SA.49918 and SA.50715 have been published in the Commission Register.
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar in Denmark in 2018 and 2019.
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Poland’s plans to include a 600 megawatt gas-fired combined heat and power plant located in Płock in its existing scheme to support high-efficiency co-generation of heat and electricity.
The European Commission has endorsed under EU State aid rules German plans to reduce renewable energy surcharges for electricity users producing their own electricity using highly efficient cogeneration plants. This will promote energy-efficient cogeneration without unduly distorting competition.
The European Commission has approved most of the electricity contribution reductions granted to electricity intensive companies in France in 2003-15. These measures helped towards achieving the EU’s climate and energy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market.
The European Commission has found the planned Greek mechanism to remunerate flexible electricity capacity to be in line with EU State aid rules.e
The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a German scheme to support railway companies that invest in energy efficiency technologies. The measure will promote the shift of freight traffic from road to rail and contribute to a reduction of CO2 emissions.