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Capacity mechanisms State aid sector inquiry - Commission interim report
21 April 2016
On 13 April 2016, the European Commission published an interim report in its sector inquiry on electricity capacity mechanisms it had launched in April 2015, its first-ever sector inquiry in the State aid area. In its press release, the Commission emphasised that capacity mechanisms can increase security of electricity supply but stressed that many Member States must be more thorough in assessing whether they are necessary and in ensuring a targeted and cost-effective design.
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