State Aid and the Energy Sector


The new work State Aid and the Energy Sector edited by Leigh Hancher, Adrien de Hauteclocque and Francesco Maria Salerno has been published by Hart Publishing and is now available for purchase.

BLOMSTEIN partner Max Klasse has co-authored the chapter on “Aid to Nuclear and Coal” with Professor Leigh Hancher (Tilburg University), which focuses on energy aid with a distinguished historical pedigree: aid to nuclear and coal. The chapter also provides insights into the relation between the EU State aid rules and the Euratom Treaty, which governs most aspects of the nuclear sector.

State aid to the energy sector is now the second largest category of aid in the Member States, according to the last available Commission State Aid Scoreboard. The volume offers a comprehensive and compelling account of State aid law and policy and its application to the energy sector. It explores general questions from the definition of State aid to its application in Member States by national courts. It also examines questions of procedure, questions of compatibility, and State aid and the EEA. Clearly structured and offering meticulous detail and robust analysis, it is required reading for all practitioners in the field.

Learn more or purchase State Aid and the Energy Sector here.

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