EU Revises Conditions for Compatible State Aid in the Energy Sector

New EC Guidelines confine public support to renewables, but enable state intervention for cross-border infrastructure, generation adequacy and energy-intensive industries.

Looking to 2030 and beyond,2008 Guidelines that describe the conditions under which EU Member States may grant aid to activities that contribute to environmental protection. The Guidelines on state aid for environmental protection and energy 2014-2020 (the 2014 Guidelines) face the challenge of reconciling parallel goals on climate change, security of supply, market integration, competition, and competitiveness. For that they provide new and detailed clarifications on state support to energy-related activities and, in particular, to various electricity generation technologies, with the exception of nuclear.

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