ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - AUSTRIA - UNITED KINGDOM - COMPATIBILITY - ENERGY - ENVIRONMENT

Compatibility: Advocate General Hogan calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to dismiss Austria’s appeal, holding that the European Commission is not obliged to examine the compatibility with environmental rules of state aid granted to build and operate a new nuclear power station (Hinkley Point C)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 7 May 2020, Advocate General Gerard Hogan delivered his Opinion in Case C-594/18 (Austria v Commission).. This case concerns the UK project to subsidise the construction and operation of a new nuclear power station using EPR technology at Hinkley Point in Somerset, which has been entrusted to EDF's UK subsidiary. In its decision of October 8, 2014In its decision, the Commission considered that, although the package of measures notified by the United Kingdom involved State aid, the measures, as modified by the commitments given, were compatible with the internal market under Article 107(3)(c) TFEU. This package of three measures includes (i) a

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Alain Ronzano, Compatibility: Advocate General Hogan calls on the Court of Justice of the European Union to dismiss Austria’s appeal, holding that the European Commission is not obliged to examine the compatibility with environmental rules of state aid granted to build and operate a new nuclear power station (Hinkley Point C), 7 May 2020, Concurrences N° 3-2020, Art. N° 94905, www.concurrences.com

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