Brussels OKs French subsidy for Brittany power plant

The European Commission has conditionally approved French plans to give subsidies to Compagnie Electrique de Bretagne for the construction of a gas-fired power plant in Landivisiau, Brittany.
By Staff reporter 15 May 2017 0 25897

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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