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Commitments: The European Commission makes binding commitments proposed by the Greek Government to correct the advantage enjoyed by the electricity incumbent due to its exclusive access to lignite mines (PPC)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The European Commission, by making the commitments proposed by the Hellenic Republic binding, is hopefully putting an end to the odyssey of the competition dispute related to lignite-based electricity production. The latter started more than thirteen years ago, if not almost twenty if one takes into account the receipt of the initial complaint by the Commission in 2003. It was initiated by a Commission decision which identified an obstacle to competition in the Greek electricity market (decision of 5 March 2008 - C(2008) 824 final). This stemmed from the Greek incumbent's exclusive access to lignite deposits. This non-renewable fuel was the main resource

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Frédéric Marty, Commitments: The European Commission makes binding commitments proposed by the Greek Government to correct the advantage enjoyed by the electricity incumbent due to its exclusive access to lignite mines (PPC), 10 September 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103446, pp. 75-76

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