Judgment of the General Court (Tenth Chamber) of 14 April 2021

Achema AB and Lifosa AB v European Commission

State aid – Market in electricity generated from renewable energy sources – Operating aid – Decision declaring the aid scheme compatible with the internal market at the end of the preliminary examination stage – Article 107(3)(c) TFEU – Infringement of procedural rights – 2008 Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection – 2014 Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy 2014-2020 – Article 30 TFEU – Article 110 TFEU – Body of consistent evidence

Case T-300/19


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
04/06/2021 Achema and Lifosa v Commission
Judgment
ECLI:EU:T:2021:191
14/04/2021 Achema and Lifosa v Commission
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Judgment (Information)
ECLI:EU:T:2021:191
14/04/2021 Achema and Lifosa v Commission
Application (OJ)
28/06/2019 Achema and Lifosa v Commission
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Reports of Cases

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Subject-matter

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Systematic classification scheme

1.
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.02 Acts which are of individual concern to them
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.03 Acts which are of direct concern to them
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.02 Decision not to raise objections
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.02 Acts which are of individual concern to them
3 Legal proceedings
  3.02 Actions for annulment
    3.02.03 Applications by natural or legal persons
      3.02.03.03 Acts which are of direct concern to them
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.02 Decision not to raise objections
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.04 Preliminary review
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.03 Decision to initiate a formal investigation procedure
          4.09.04.05.03.01 Obligation to initiate the formal investigation procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.04 Preliminary review
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.03 Decision to initiate a formal investigation procedure
          4.09.04.05.03.01 Obligation to initiate the formal investigation procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.04 Preliminary review
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.03 Decision to initiate a formal investigation procedure
          4.09.04.05.03.01 Obligation to initiate the formal investigation procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.04 Preliminary review
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.03 Decision to initiate a formal investigation procedure
          4.09.04.05.03.01 Obligation to initiate the formal investigation procedure
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.04 Preliminary review
4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.09 State aid
    4.09.04 Procedure for reviewing aid
      4.09.04.05 Commission decision following a preliminary review or proceeding to the formal investigation procedure
        4.09.04.05.03 Decision to initiate a formal investigation procedure
          4.09.04.05.03.01 Obligation to initiate the formal investigation procedure


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 13/05/2019

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

14/04/2021


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Achema and Lifosa v Commission

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Idot, Laurence: Aides d'État - Difficultés sérieuses et ouverture d'une procédure formelle, Europe 2021, nº 6 Juin, comm. 215 (FR)



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

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Subject-matter

  • Competition
  • - State aid

Provisions of national law referred to

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Provisions of international law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Actions for annulment : application granted

Formation of the Court

dixième chambre (Tribunal)

Judge-Rapporteur

Kornezov

Advocate General

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Language(s) of the Case

  • English

Language(s) of the Opinion

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