CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – ENERGY – EUROPEAN UNION – INTERCONNECTORS – REQUEST FOR EXEMPTION

Energy: The General Court of the European Union annuls the decision of the Board of Appeal of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators rejecting the request for exemption of a company which wants to develop an electrical interconnector connecting the electricity transmission systems in the United Kingdom and France (Aquind / ACER)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. While the development of cross-border interconnections is a key element in the completion of the internal energy market, the legal and regulatory framework applicable to this type of infrastructure remains complex and hampers their completion. The judgment of the Court of First Instance of the European Union in the Aquind case provides useful clarifications. Aquind wants to develop a cross-border interconnection linking the French and British electricity transmission networks. In order to carry out its project, it has submitted to the regulators of the two States concerned - the Energy Regulatory Commission ["CRE"] and theOffice of Gas and Electricity

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Guillaume Dezobry, Energy: The General Court of the European Union annuls the decision of the Board of Appeal of the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators rejecting the request for exemption of a company which wants to develop an electrical interconnector connecting the electricity transmission systems in the United Kingdom and France (Aquind / ACER), 18 May 2020, Concurrences N° 1-2021, Art. N° 99264, pp. 197-199

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