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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

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

Commission investigates E.ON and Gaz de France for suspected market sharing

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France, Germany
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  • September 28 2007

The European Commission has initiated proceedings against the German energy group, E.ON, and the French gas company, Gaz de France, in relation to suspected market sharing

French Administrative Supreme Court (Conseil d'Etat) orders change to rules authorizing hydrocarbon exploration drilling

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
  • -
  • July 19 2013

The Conseil d'Etat, in a July 17, 2013 ruling No.353589, ordered the French Prime Minister to repeal or modify within six months his June 2, 2006

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

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • 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 opens investigation into regulated electricity tariffs in France

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 15 2007

The European Commission has initiated a formal investigation into potential aid granted to large and medium-sized companies in France in the form of artificially low regulated electricity tariffs

Suez-GDF merger seen as challenge to European Union

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • September 28 2007

The Gaz de France (GDF) and Suez merger, announced in September, will create Europe's largest purchaser, supplier and distributor of natural gas

French hydrogen energy project cleared

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • 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

New regime in France for roof-mounted photovoltaic panels

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
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  • 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