Case comment: Judgment of the Court of 15 September 2016 PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna SA v Energy Regulatory Office

Aleksander Maziarz



The case deals with the problem of the division of powers as well as state aid law in relation to the issue of compensation schemes for the termination of long-term contracts in the electricity sector. Moreover, the case faces the problem of interpretation of the scope of the adjustment of state aid.


state aid; stranded costs; electricity sector

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