Court of Justice of the European Union upholds national limitations to renewables support schemes

On 1 July 2014, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled in the case C-573/12 Ålands Vindkraft AB v Energimyndigheten that the Swedish renewables support scheme, which promotes the production of green electricity on Swedish territory, is compatible with Directive 2009/28/EC as well as with the free movement of goods.

To read the full description of the case, please click here.

For any questions regarding the above, please contact Arnaud Coibion (+32 2 501 9020) or Lothar Van Driessche (+32 2 501 9231).