Brussels OKs French subsidy for Brittany power plant

By Staff reporter 15 May 2017

The European Commission has conditionally approved French plans to give subsidies to Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne (CEB) for the construction of a gas-fired power plant in Landivisiau, Brittany.

The commission’s decision settles an in-depth investigation launched by Brussels in November 2015. The approval is subject to a condition that CEB will not sell output from the 450 MW capacity power plant through long-term contracts to any undertaking with a share of more than 40% of generation capacity on the French electricity market.

"The construction of the Landivisiau...

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