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ECJ rules on preferential access to electricity transmission system in Slovakia
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Slovakia
  • 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


Greenhouse emission allowance: European Commission publishes guidelines on State aid in the context of greenhouse emission allowance trading scheme
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 12 2012

On 5 June 2012, the final version of the European Commission’s guidelines on State aid in the context of the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme post-2012 was published in the Official Journal


Renewable energy policy: European Commission publishes communication on renewable energy policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • June 12 2012

On 6 June 2012, the Commission published a Communication on its renewable energy policy which emphasises the importance of the EU’s aim to achieve a 20 share of renewable energy by 2020


Commission consults on commitments proposed by Siemens and Areva concerning nuclear technology markets
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • March 20 2012

On 14 March 2012, the European Commission published a notice in the Official Journal under Article 27(4) of Regulation 12003 to invite comments on the commitments proposed by Siemens AG and Areva SA pursuant to Article 9 of Regulation 12003


European Commission adopts guidelines for State aid for industry electricity costs in the context of the amended EU Emissions Trading Scheme
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Energy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • 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


European Commission proposes revamp of EU biofuels policy
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • October 17 2012

On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 200928EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or “RED”) and Directive 9870EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or “FQD”), both in force since 2009


Oettinger delivers speech on the completion of the internal energy market
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • 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


Commission raids companies in the natural gas sector
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union
  • October 11 2011

On 27 September 2011, the Commission confirmed that it has conducted unannounced dawn raids of several companies active in the supply, transmission and storage of natural gas across several member states


Production and wholesale of conventional electricity in Germany exempted from EU public procurement rules
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • 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