High Level Forum on State Aid Modernisation, Brussels, 19 June 2018.
Authorisation for state aid published in the Official Journal.
For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission proposes to create the InvestEU Programme, bringing EU budget financing in the form of loans and guarantees under one roof.
The European Commission has concluded that the exemption for certain large electricity users in Germany from network charges in 2012-2013 was against EU State aid rules. There were no grounds to fully relieve those users from paying network charges. Germany now has to recover the illegal aid.