T-352/15 et T-740/17

22 Sep: The General Court annuls the decisions by which the Commission found that an arbitration award setting an allegedly preferential tariff for electricity did not involve the granting of an advantage to the aluminium producer Mytilinaios

(Source: Court of Justice of the European Union)

Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrisimou AE (‘DEI’), an electricity producer and supplier established in Athens (Greece) and controlled by the Greek State, and its largest customer, Mytilinaios AE – Omilos Epicheiriseon, formerly Alouminion tis Ellados VEAE, established in Marousi (Greece) (‘Mytilinaios’), have been involved in a long-running dispute regarding the electricity supply tariff intended to replace the preferential tariff enjoyed by Mytilinaios stemming from an agreement which was signed in 1960 but which expired in 2006.

As part of an arbitration agreement signed on 16 November 2011, the two parties agreed to entrust the …