Judgment of the Court (Third Chamber) of 28 March 2019

Federal Republic of Germany v European Commission

Appeal — State aid — Aid granted by certain provisions of the amended German law concerning renewable energy sources (EEG 2012) — Aid supporting renewable electricity and reduced EEG surcharge for energy-intensive users — Decision declaring the aid partially incompatible with the internal market — Concept of State aid — Advantage — State resources — Public control of resources — Measure which can be assimilated to a levy on electricity consumption

Case C-405/16 P



Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2019:268
28/03/2019 Germany v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
19/08/2016 Germany v Commission
View pdf documents
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

published in the electronic Reports of Cases (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

Information not available

Systematic classification scheme

Information not available


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • TFEU - Protocol No 3 -A61L1 : paragraph 88
  • TFEU, Article 107 -P1 : paragraphs 5, 10, 12, 16, 20, 21, 42, 48, 52, 55, 57, 58, 62, 63, 82, 90
  • TFEU, Article 108 -P3 : paragraph 6
  • TFEU, Article 263 : paragraph 1
  • Court of Justice - Rules of Procedure (2012) -A55P1LB : paragraph 19
  • Decision 2015/1585 : paragraph 1
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A01 : paragraph 6
  • Decision 2015/1585 -A03 : paragraph 5
  • Decision 2015/1585 -C98 : paragraph 15
  • Decision 2015/1585 -C114 : paragraph 15
  • Decision 2015/1585 -C137 : paragraph 15
  • Decision 2015/1585 -C138 : paragraph 15
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -173/73 -N35 : paragraph 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -78/76 -N21 : paragraph 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -67/85 -N35 : paragraph 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -379/98 : paragraphs 26, 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -379/98 -N58 : paragraphs 52, 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -482/99 : paragraph 26
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -482/99 -N23 : paragraph 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -482/99 -N36 : paragraph 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -482/99 -N37 : paragraphs 11, 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -206/06 : paragraphs 26, 68, 71
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -206/06 -N66 : paragraph 67
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -206/06 -N74 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -279/08 -N111 : paragraph 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -399/10 -N109 : paragraph 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -677/11 -N26 : paragraph 53
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -677/11 -N34 : paragraph 55
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -677/11 -N38 : paragraph 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 : paragraph 85
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N17 : paragraph 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N18 : paragraph 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N19 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N25 : paragraphs 58, 82
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N26 : paragraph 84
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N30 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -262/12 -N35 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -522/13 -N47 : paragraph 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -690/13 -N19 : paragraph 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N20 : paragraph 48
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N21 : paragraph 49
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N23 : paragraph 52
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N24 : paragraph 56
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N25 : paragraph 57
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N26 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -329/15 -N30 : paragraph 59
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -656/15 -N45 : paragraph 54
  • General Court - Judgment T -47/15 : paragraphs 1 - 91
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -135/16 : paragraph 19

Operative part

  • Annuls : Decision 2015/1585
  • Annuls : General Court - Judgment T -47/15

Opinion

Information not available


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 19/07/2016

Date of the Opinion

Information not available

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

28/03/2019


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 326 from 05.09.2016, p.18

Name of the parties

Germany v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

Information not available



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Information not available

Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : application granted
  • Appeals : application granted

Formation of the Court

troisième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Vilaras

Advocate General

Campos Sánchez-Bordona

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

    Information not available