*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On November 16, 2022, the General Court of the European Union issued a judgment in case T-469/20 (Netherlands v. European Commission) concerning the decision of the Commission of May 12, 2020 by which it had authorized compensation for the early closure of a coal-fired power plant in the Netherlands. In this case, the Commission undertook, on its own initiative, to review a Dutch law banning the use of coal for electricity generation by 2030. As a result, the oldest of the five coal-fired power plants in the Netherlands was forced to close at the end of 2019. Under the law, the Dutch government has awarded €52.5 million in compensation to the owner of the
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers
Already Subscribed? Sign-in
Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.
Read one article for free
Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.