The EU Commission approves a €5.7B French scheme to support the production of electricity from small solar installations on buildings

State aid: Commission approves €5.7 billion French scheme to support production of electricity from small solar installations on buildings* The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €5.7 billion French aid scheme to support renewable electricity production from small solar installations located on buildings. The measure will help France achieve its 2030 target of producing 33% of its energy needs from renewable sources and will contribute to the European objective of achieving climate neutrality by 2050, without unduly distorting competition. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "This €5.7 billion support scheme will further help France in its transition to an environmentally sustainable

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European Commission, The EU Commission approves a €5.7B French scheme to support the production of electricity from small solar installations on buildings, 27 August 2021, e-Competitions August 2021, Art. N° 102129

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