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29.06.2018

All Things State Aid!

Do you want to find out more about EU rules surrounding State subsidies and how they play out in the energy sector? Access our latest […] read more

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Greenreport

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30.11.2017

Article on FSR Climate Annual Conference on ”Greenreport”

Italian readers interested in the topics of this week’s climate annual conference, can read the article about the conference published today on Greenreport, a daily online […] read more

Energy Union Law

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25.09.2017

New Publication: A South European Perspective

The Energy Law and Policy Area, together with the Hellenic Energy Regulatory Institute, has just published a multi-authored volume which focuses on the main energy […] read more

Climate

policy brief

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31.07.2017

New FSR Climate policy briefs

The FSR Climate team has recently published two policy briefs on the EU ETS. The briefs follow-up on two workshops held in April, and have […] read more

Climate

EU ETS

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24.03.2017

Policy brief: free allowance allocation in the EU ETS

The FSR Climate team has just released a Policy brief on: Free allowance allocation in the EU ETS.  The policy brief has been produced within the framework […] read more

Energy Union Law

Publications

1.03.2017

New Article: What are the implications of the Winter Package?

What are the implications of the Winter Package? In this paper, Professor Leigh Hancher and Marinus Winters examine the Commission’s proposals to facilitate the transition […] read more

Climate

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23.02.2017

Analysing price and income responsiveness of Spanish consumers of car fuels

A new working paper with the title: Elasticities of car fuels at times of economic crisis: an empirical analysis for Spain, has been published in […] read more

Communications & Media

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13.02.2017

The Changing Postal and Delivery Sector

The FSR C&M is pleased to inform you that the book, “The Changing Postal and Delivery Sector”, arising from the 24th Conference on Postal and Delivery […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

Pippo Ranci

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13.02.2017

Energy Poor | E-book available for download in English

Energy Poor by Pippo Ranci, Matteo Leonardi, Laura Susani now available to download in English Among various indicators of deprivation that are used to measure […] read more

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All Things State Aid!

- Energy Union Law

Do you want to find out more about EU rules surrounding State subsidies and how they play out in the energy sector?

Access our latest publication ‘State Aid and the Energy Sector’ edited by Professor Leigh Hancher, Dr Adrien de Hauteclocque, and Dr Francesco Maria Salerno published through Hart Publishing in March 2018.

State aid to the energy sector is already the second largest category of aid in Member States across the EU. At the same time, the definition of aid and the terms of its application are becoming increasingly complicated while state aid control is increasingly becoming the instrument of choice of the Commission in managing the markets and developing the energy sector in the context of the energy transition.

This seminal work, written by key experts across the field of energy law and economics, provides a comprehensive, detailed analysis of the definition and application of State aid law and policy in the energy sector. It delves into issues such as price regulation and taxation, before considering the criteria for compatibility with capacity mechanisms, RES, projects of common interest, and services of economic interest. The research then turns to procedure, examining State aid recovery, arbitration, and enforcement, before, finally, evaluating its application across key jurisdictions within the EU, the EEA, and the Energy Community.

Learn more and order your copy!

See a full list of the topics covered:  

PART I: THE DEFINITION OF STATE AID

What is State Aid? Falk Schöning and Clemens Ziegler

State Aid and Price Regulation in the Energy Sector Guillaume Dezobry and Adrien de Hauteclocque

State Aid and Taxation: Special Focus on Energy and the Environment Lena Sandberg

WTO Subsidy Rules: Implications for Energy Anna-Alexandra Marhold

 PART II: COMPATIBILITY ISSUES

Compatibility of RES: A Legal and Economic Approach Francesco Maria Salerno, Sébastien Douguet, and Vincent Rious

Capacity Mechanisms and Auctions Leigh Hancher and Christoph Riechmann

Cross-Border Participation in Capacity Mechanisms: Legal and Economic Issues Fabien Roques, Charles Verhaeghe, and Guillaume Dezobry

Aid to Nuclear and Coal Leigh Hancher and Max Klasse

Projects of Common Interest and Energy Infrastructure Projects Julia Sack, Kristina Zych, and Kai Uwe Pritzsche

Services of General Economic Interest and EU State Aid Control in Energy Markets Adrien de Hauteclocque, Francesco Maria Salerno, and Simina Suciu

PART III: PROCEDURES

State Aid Recovery and the Energy Sector Jacques Derenne

Arbitration Johannes Koepp, Alejandro Escobar, Laurie Frey, and Ernesto Feliz

Common EU Law Principles of Private Enforcement of State Aid Georg M Berrisch and Brian R Byrne

PART IV: STATE AID AND ENERGY IN NATIONAL COURTS, THE EEA AND THE ENERGY COMMUNITY

Germany Falk Schöning and Clemens Ziegler

France Liliana Eskenazi

Netherlands Marinus Winters

Austria Moritz Am Ende and Judith Grimm

Italy Pierluigi Congedo

Greece Antonis Metaxas

Belgium Wim Vandenberghe

Spain Jose Luis Buendía and Miguel Ángel Bolsa

State Aid and the EEA Svein Terje Tveit and Jens Naas-Bibow

State Aid Enforcement in the Energy Community Marco Botta and Rozeta Karova

See the introduction to State aid in the energy sector from Professor Leigh Hancher [recorded in 2015]