Notification: The General Court of the European Union considers that the complainants can only denounce, within the framework of Article 24(2) of Regulation 2015/1589, the unlawful aid that they consider incompatible with the internal market, and not those that they argue should be declared compatible by the European Commission (Sun West) (Solar Electric)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Is the beneficiary of unlawful state aid entitled to lodge a complaint under Article 24(2) of Regulation 2015/1589 in order to have the Commission declare it compatible with the internal market, despite the absence of a notification by the Member State concerned? This is essentially the question - to our knowledge unprecedented - that the Court of First Instance has been asked to answer in the context of the judgments under comment. Background The disputes that led to the latter originated in the mechanism put in place by the French authorities to support the production of electricity from photovoltaic energy sources. In concrete terms, this mechanism

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Raphaël Vuitton, Notification: The General Court of the European Union considers that the complainants can only denounce, within the framework of Article 24(2) of Regulation 2015/1589, the unlawful aid that they consider incompatible with the internal market, and not those that they argue should be declared compatible by the European Commission (Sun West) (Solar Electric), 8 December 2021, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 105700, pp. 152-154

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