ALERT: STATE AID - SERVICE OF GENERAL ECONOMIC INTEREST - PUBLIC SERVICE COMPENSATION - PRIORITARY CALL MECHANISM - STATE RESSOURCES - SECURITY OF ENERGY SUPPLY - COMPATIBILITY - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Service of general economic interest: The General Court of the European Union confirms the compatibility of aids to coal power plants of national origin as long as such aids are to ensure the security of energy supply (Castelnou Energía)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 3 December 2014, the General Court of the European Union delivered ajudgment in Case T-57/11 (Castelnou Energía v European Commission). In that case, Castelnou Energía, operator of a combined cycle power plant, brought an action before the General Court seeking annulment of the Commission's decision of 29 September 2010on the State aid notified by the Kingdom of Spain in the form of public service compensation combined with a priority call mechanism for power generation plants using indigenous coal. In this decision http://europa.eu/rapid/press-releas...The European Commission has authorised compensation that Spain granted in 2010 to

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Alain Ronzano, Service of general economic interest: The General Court of the European Union confirms the compatibility of aids to coal power plants of national origin as long as such aids are to ensure the security of energy supply (Castelnou Energía), 3 December 2014, Concurrences N° 1-2015, Art. N° 71790, www.concurrences.com

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