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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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Aarhus Convention: Maximum residue levels

Aarhus Convention: Maximum residue levels

By , and | 16 Jan 2015

Judgment of the CJEU in: joined cases C-404/12 P and 405/12 P Council and Commission v Stichting Natuur en Milieu and Pesticide Action Network Europe.

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EU Client Bulletin November/December 2014

EU Client Bulletin November/December 2014

05 Dec 2014

ECHA has issued a set of five Transitional Guidance documents for the biocidal products Regulation 528/2012 (BPR), regarding the evaluation of environmental risk mitigation measure (RMM) for disinfectants product types (PT): 1 (Human Hygiene); 2 (Disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans and animals); 3 (Veterinary hygiene); 4 (Food and feed area); and 5 (Drinking water).

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New LCIA Arbitration Rules in force from 1 October 2014

New LCIA Arbitration Rules in force from 1 October 2014

By | 07 Aug 2014

The new rules governing London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) arbitrations (the "2014 Rules") have now been formally adopted by the LCIA Court, and will come into force on 1 October 2014.

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Eco-design – benefits and challenges

Eco-design – benefits and challenges

By , and | 14 Jul 2014

Energy efficiency is one of the main pillars of the EU climate change initiative. EU Member States committed to increase energy efficiency by 20% by 2020.

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