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Annulment: The General Court of the European Union annuls European Commission’s decision not to oppose the aid scheme introducing a capacity market in the United Kingdom, believing that it was required to open a formal investigation procedure (Tempus Energy)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In June 2014, the United Kingdom notified to the Commission an aid scheme introducing a cross-Channel capacity market. Fearing that electricity production would no longer be sufficient to meet peak demand periods, the UK authorities sought in this way to provide incentives to capacity providers, who commit to produce electricity or to reduce or defer electricity consumption during periods of grid tension, by remunerating them for taking into account the difficulties that may arise during peak demand periods. In a decision rendered on July 23, 2014The Commission has decided not to raise any objections to the scheme, considering it to be compatible with the

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Alain Ronzano, Annulment: The General Court of the European Union annuls European Commission’s decision not to oppose the aid scheme introducing a capacity market in the United Kingdom, believing that it was required to open a formal investigation procedure (Tempus Energy), 15 November 2018, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 89802, www.concurrences.com

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