IP/14/899  01-08-2014 - State aid: Commission approves Greek financing of ELTA for transitory period (2013-2015) for universal postal service; opens in-depth investigation for 2016-2020 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 1 August 2014 The European Commission has found direct subsidies granted by Greece to the state-owned postal incumbent Hellenic Post (ELTA) for the delivery of the universal service during a two-year or three-year transitory period (from 2013 until 2014 or 2015) to be in line...
IP/14/896  31-07-2014 - State aid: Commission concludes that Belgian crystal producer Val Saint-Lambert received incompatible State aid; authorises the sale of some of its assets 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that certain aid measures that the Walloon Region granted to Val Saint-Lambert SA (VSL) have conferred on the company an undue economic advantage over its competitors, in breach of EU State aid rules.
IP/14/883  29-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid for LOT Polish Airlines 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that restructuring aid of PLN 804 million (around €200 million), which Poland plans to grant to its national flag carrier LOT, is in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/870  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid for Greek Piraeus Bank 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the restructuring plan of Greek bank Piraeus, including the integration of several Greek banks, to be in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/869  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves restructuring aid for National Bank of Greece 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the restructuring plan of the National Bank of Greece (NBG) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The measures already implemented and those envisaged in the future will enable the bank to fully restore its...
IP/14/868  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves regional aid map 2014-2020 for Cyprus 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules Cyprus' map for granting regional development aid between 2014 and 2020. The map is based on the new regional aid guidelines adopted by the Commission in June 2013 (see IP/13/569), which set...
IP/14/867  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission approves German renewable energy law EEG 2014 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has found the new German Renewable Energy Act (EEG 2014) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The EEG 2014 provides support for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and from mining gas.
IP/14/866  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission authorises UK aid package for renewable electricity production 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called "Contracts for Difference" that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in line with EU state aid rules.
IP/14/865  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission authorises UK Capacity Market electricity generation scheme 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has concluded that the proposed UK Capacity Market is in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme aims to ensure that sufficient electricity supply is available to cover consumption at peak times.
IP/14/864  23-07-2014 - State aid: Commission refers Italy to Court for failure to recover incompatible aid from Italian ground handling operator SEA Handling 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 23 July 2014 The European Commission has referred Italy to the EU Court of Justice (EUCJ) for failing to comply with a Commission decision of 2012 ordering the recovery of incompatible state aid.