EU approves €254m Romanian aid to upgrade district heating system

The district heating system in Bucharest is the largest of its kind in the EU and the second largest in the world, serving 1.2m people

EU approves €300m German state aid to support sustainable transport

The budget covers the period from 2020 to 2023 and will support projects aimed at favouring local public transport over more polluting means of transport

EU investigates €95m Polish aid for LG Chem’s EV battery plant expansion

In 2017, the company decided to invest more than €1bn in the production capacity of EV batteries at its existing plant in the Dolnoślaskie region of Poland

EU approves Romania’s €53m state aid for EV charging points

The Commission considers the project will encourage a significant uptake of low emission vehicles

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EU investigates Polish public support for district heating upgrades

The Commission has concerns the planned support may not be in line with EU state aid rules as it does not meet the ‘efficient district heating’ criteria set out in the Energy Efficiency Directive

EU approves €64m Polish support for waste-to-energy plant

The facility is expected to help divert around 160,000 tons of waste from landfill

EU approves Croatia’s state aid for €233.6m Krk LNG terminal

It has been designed to transport up to 2.6bn cubic meters of natural gas a year to the national transmission network from 2021

EU approves Italy’s €5.4bn support for renewable energy scheme

The Italian Government intends to introduce a new aid initiative that supports electricity production from sources such as solar and onshore wind

EU approves Lithuania’s €385m renewable energy scheme

The government intends to introduce the new aid scheme in May to support renewable sources such as wind, solar and hydropower

EU approves German state aid for cogeneration power plants

Operators of the combined heat and power plants will receive a premium on top of the market price