TGS Baltic advises UAB Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė

21.05.2019 TGS Baltic advises UAB Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė

TGS Baltic advises UAB Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė – a member of Lietuvos energija, UAB group of companies, in the state aid case initiated in the General Court of the European Union where the decision of the European Commission to approve state aid for construction of the cogeneration plant in Vilnius is being disputed.

The complaint has been brought by one of the competitors which alleges that the European Commission made an erroneous decision and the aid should not have been approved. TGS Competition team, on behalf of the client, drafted an application to intervene and the Court accepted this application and granted the intervention. The team together with the client is currently preparing arguments which support the European Commission’s decision regarding the validity of the aid.

Lietuvos energija is a state-controlled company group, one of the largest in the Baltic States. The main activities of Lietuvos energija include power and heat distribution and supply, natural gas trade and distribution, as well as construction and maintenance of power plants and the grid.