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ECJ rules on preferential access to electricity transmission system in Slovakia

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Slovakia
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  • September 26 2011

On 15 September 2011, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) dismissed an action by the Commission in which it claimed that the Slovak Republic had breached rules on non-discriminatory access to electricity transmission systems

Oettinger delivers speech on the completion of the internal energy market

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 11 2011

On 29 September 2011, Gunther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Energy, delivered a speech which addressed the 2014 deadline set by the European Council for the completion of the internal energy market

EU adopts new rules on wholesale electricity and gas trading

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 18 2011

On 10 October 2011, the Council adopted the Commission’s proposed regulation on energy market integrity and transparency

European Commission adopts guidelines for State aid for industry electricity costs in the context of the amended EU Emissions Trading Scheme

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 29 2012

On 22 May 2012, the Commission adopted guidelines on State aid in the context of the amended EU Emissions Trading Scheme post-2012

Commission prohibits Austrian subsidies for energy intensive businesses

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • March 21 2011

On 8 March 2011 the Commission found a provision of the revised Austrian Green Electricity Act (Ökostromgesetznovelle 2008), partially exempting energy intensive businesses from contributing to the funding of green electricity, to be in breach of EU state aid rules

Production and wholesale of conventional electricity in Germany exempted from EU public procurement rules

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • June 19 2012

On 24 April 2012, the European Commission adopted a formal decision generally exempting from the EU procurement rules all public companies active in the production and wholesale of conventional electricity in Germany

Reshaping of the Energy Taxation Directive the European Parliament joins the battle

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 16 2011

The European Commission (the “EC”) proposal (the “Proposal”) for a Council Directive amending Directive 200396EC and restructuring the Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity (the “Energy Taxation Directive”) is facing hard times due to lack of consensus amongst the Member States

Certain EU Iran sanctions to be suspended

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 16 2014

Following the adoption of the Joint Plan of Action on November 24, 2013, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany

National legislation on the internal energy market in five member states is still not fully in line with EU rules

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • May 1 2012

On 26 April 2012, the Commission sent reasoned opinions to five Member States asking them to fully implement the Electricity and Gas Directives of the third energy reform package legislation

Energy

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 2 2009

The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of Venture Production plc of the UK by Centrica plc, also of the UK