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EU energy sector set for crucial state aid decisions in 2019

EU energy sector set for crucial state aid decisions in 2019

By and | 15 Jan 2019

2018 witnessed multiple state aid rulings in the European energy industry, putting state aid and competition back at the core of energy regulation. Wouter Vandorpe, of counsel, energy and utilities at Fieldfisher, discusses whether further decisions will bring clarity for energy companies.

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Renewables and reform in European Corporate PPAs

Renewables and reform in European Corporate PPAs

By , and | 28 Sep 2018

Access to reliable and cost effective sources of energy and recognising CSR objectives are becoming increasingly crucial to both companies and governments. With rising uncertainty over power supply, it is important for organisations to consider entering "Corporate PPAs". Our team recently authored the following report on this topic and would be pleased to discuss in more depth with you.

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Corporate PPAs in the energy market

Corporate PPAs in the energy market

By , , , and | 03 Jul 2018

The need for certainty of supply, a buffer against price volatility and the continued growth of renewable energies which are lowering prices are driving significant growth in the corporate PPA market.

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Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

By and | 24 Apr 2018

The European Commission has recently endorsed – on certain conditions - the capacity mechanisms for electricity supply proposed by Germany, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Poland. Some lessons can be learned.

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The latest news from Europe on "gun-jumping" in merger control – the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl

The latest news from Europe on "gun-jumping" in merger control – the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl

By | 02 Feb 2018

On 18 January 2018 Advocate General (AG) Wahl of the European Court of Justice delivered an important Opinion on the topic of gun-jumping under the European Merger Control Regulation (ECMR).

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