ECJ Upends Ruling That Energy Subsidy To UK Was Illegal

By Joseph Boris (September 2, 2021, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The European Union's top court Thursday overturned a finding that an EU subsidy to strengthen the U.K. electricity market during winter violated bloc rules against state aid, saying a formal investigation should have preceded any decision about the program's legality.

The European Court of Justice on Thursday overturned a ruling that a European Union subsidy to strengthen the U.K. electricity market during winter violated bloc rules against state aid. (AP Photo/Sylvain Plazy) The decision by the European Court of Justice reverses one from November 2018 in which the EU General Court disallowed the support on the grounds that the European Commission, as...

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