The European Commission said on November 27 that the EC has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Spain's "environmental incentive" for coal power plants is in line with EU State aid rules. At this stage, the Commission has concerns that the support has been used to implement mandatory environmental EU standards as regards sulphur oxide emissions, which applied to coal power plants at the time, the EC said in a press release. If confirmed, this means that the scheme did not actually...


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