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#StateAid – Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven member states for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the #BatteryValueChain

#StateAid – Commission approves €3.2 billion public support by seven member states for a pan-European research and innovation project in all segments of the #BatteryValueChain

| December 10, 2019

The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules an Important Project of Common European interest (IPCEI) jointly notified by Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland and Sweden to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries. The seven member states will provide in the coming years up to approximately […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €380 million German rescue aid to #Condor

#StateAid – Commission approves €380 million German rescue aid to #Condor

| October 15, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, Germany’s plans to grant a temporary €380 million loan to charter airline Condor. The measure will contribute to ensuring the orderly continuation of air transport services and avoid disruptions for passengers, without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market. On 25 September 2019, Germany notified […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves compensation to energy-intensive companies in #Poland for indirect emission costs

#StateAid – Commission approves compensation to energy-intensive companies in #Poland for indirect emission costs

| September 2, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, Polish plans to compensate energy-intensive companies for higher electricity prices resulting from indirect emission costs under the EU Emission Trading Scheme (ETS). The scheme will cover the period 2019-2020, with a provisional budget of PLN 1.78 billion (approximately €417 million). The measure will benefit companies […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

#StateAid – Commission approves prolongation of Danish resolution scheme for small banks

| August 26, 2019

The European Commission has authorized, under EU state aid rules, the prolongation of a Danish resolution scheme for small banks with total assets below €3 billion. It is open to banks that would be found to be in distress by the competent national authorities. The objective of the scheme is to facilitate the work of […]

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#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

#StateAid – Commission approves €60 million public support for broadband network project in the #Carinthia region in Austria

| August 21, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, €60 million of public support for the deployment and maintenance of infrastructure necessary for the roll-out of ultrafast broadband internet in remote rural areas of the Carinthia region in Austria. The beneficiary of the aid is a newly established company owned by the state of […]

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France to recover €8.5 million of illegal aid to #Ryanair at Montpellier airport

France to recover €8.5 million of illegal aid to #Ryanair at Montpellier airport

| August 5, 2019

The European Commission has found that the marketing agreements concluded between the local Association for the Promotion of Touristic and Economic Flows (APFTE) and Ryanair at the airport of Montpellier are illegal under EU state aid rules. Ryanair now has to return €8.5 million of illegal state aid. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, […]

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State aid: Commission adopts new notice on recovery of illegal #StateAid

State aid: Commission adopts new notice on recovery of illegal #StateAid

| July 23, 2019

The European Commission has adopted a new notice on the implementation of Commission decisions ordering member states to recover unlawful and incompatible State aid (the Recovery Notice). The new Recovery Notice replaces the 2007 Recovery Notice. As the 2007 Recovery Notice, the new notice is primarily addressed to the authorities of the member states in […]

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