Two Commission Communications on State aid published
Official publication has been made of two European Commission Communications concerning State aid.
With Communication 2021/C 528/01, the Commission supplements the Guidelines on certain State aid measures in the context of the system for greenhouse gas emissions allowance trading post-2021 (Communication 2020/C 317/04). The most significant change is the addition of Annex II, on the electricity consumption efficiency benchmarks and annual reduction rates for the products referred to in the first Annex.
In Communication 2021/C 528/02, the Commission gives guidance on the assessment of public financing of important projects of common European interest (IPCEIs) under EU State aid rules. It provides a detailed list of the crite