Compatibility of state aid with free allocation of emission allowances

The European Commission considered some constellations as incompatible state aid if a Member State allocate emission allowances to undertakings generously.

by Univ.-Prof. Dr. jur. Walter Frenz

But this conception is too limited; above all because the German industry follows a self obligation to reduce CO2-emissions.

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published: Lexxion Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, EurUP 05/2004 (Oktober 2004), 10|2004
Keywords: Policy Tax Instruments, Germany