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European Commission’s approval of GB Capacity Market annulled (Tempus Energy Ltd and another v European Commission)

Published on: 13 December 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • European Commission’s approval of GB Capacity Market annulled (Tempus Energy Ltd and another v European Commission)
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the General Court decide?

Article summary

Energy analysis: Energy lawyer Sam Bright, of ClientEarth, examines the impact of the General Court judgment in Tempus Energy Ltd and another v European Commission to annul the European Commission’s decision, after only a short preliminary investigation, to approve Great Britain’s Capacity Market as State aid. The Capacity Market remunerated, under legislation and a set of rules made under legislation, electricity capacity providers in exchange for their commitment to provide electricity or reduce or delay their electricity consumption during times of highest demand. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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