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French hydrogen energy project cleared

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 10 2008

On 8 October 2008, the European Commission approved under the EC Treaty State aid rules EUR 67.6 million in State aid granted by France for research and development

Commission opens formal proceedings against Gaz de France concerning suspected gas supply restrictions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • May 31 2008

The European Commission has opened antitrust proceedings against the French gas company Gaz de France for a suspected breach of the EC Treaty's rules on abuse of dominant position and restrictive business practices

Energy State aid: Commission authorises France to grant aid for "Solar Nano Crystal" R&D programme

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • February 27 2009

The European Commission has decided not to raise objections under EC Treaty State aid rules to the financial support of EUR 46

Commission extends investigation into regulated electricity tariffs in France

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 13 2009

The European Commission has extended an investigation into what it called France’s artificially low electricity tariffs for companies classed as "large" and "medium-sized" electricity consumers

France, Ireland and Italy to partially recover energy product tax breaks

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France, Ireland, Italy
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  • February 16 2007

The European Commission has ordered France, Ireland and Italy to partially recover tax exemptions on energy products that constitute illegal State aid

Problems surrounding high tension electricity interconnection between France and Spain continue

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France, Spain
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  • January 25 2008

The electricity interconnector between France and Spain is a key link in securing the supply of energy to the Iberian Peninsula and strengthening the stability of the European power grid

New regime for offshore wind energy in France

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
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  • August 5 2011

The French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) on 11 July 2011 issued a set of rules, “Specifications of tender No. 2011S 126-208873 on offshore wind power generation facilities in France”, that outlines the terms and conditions of the new tender process applicable to offshore wind projects off the French coasts

New regime in France for roof-mounted photovoltaic panels

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
  • -
  • August 18 2011

The French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) issued a set of rules on 1 August 2011 that outlines the terms and conditions of the new tender process applicable to certain roof-mounted photovoltaic projects in France

French solar projects

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
  • -
  • October 4 2011

On 15 September 2011, the French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) issued a set of rules covering the applicable conditions for the new tender process for photovoltaic (PV) projects in France with a capacity exceeding 250kw

Focus on regulatory law - June 2014

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 3 2014

If an appeal is lodged against an AMF decision to levy a financial penalty, the appeal judge has to verify that the penalty is proportionate in