CASE COMMENTS: STATE AID - SGEI - ENERGY

SGEI: The General Court of the European Union annuls the European Commission’s decision not to raise objections to amendments made by Lithuania to aid granted for the operation of an LNG terminal in the port of Klaipėda (Achema, Achema Gas Trade)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. While the litigation concerning the aid granted for the construction and operation of the liquefied natural gas terminal ["LNG"] of the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda seemed to reach an epilogue with a recent judgment of the Court (CJEU, 29 April 2021, Achemos Grupė and Achema v Commission, C-847/19 P, EU:C:2021:343, comm. R. Vuitton, Concurrences, n° 3-2021, pp. 134-135), a new episode in the case law concerns this time a Commission decision on changes to such aid. Background In order to refresh the reader's memory, it is worth recalling that the aid for this terminal initially comprised three elements: (i) a special levy paid by all users of the gas

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Raphaël Vuitton, SGEI: The General Court of the European Union annuls the European Commission’s decision not to raise objections to amendments made by Lithuania to aid granted for the operation of an LNG terminal in the port of Klaipėda (Achema, Achema Gas Trade), 8 September 2021, Concurrences N° 4-2021, Art. N° 103422, pp. 129-130

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