The Supreme Court of Asturias, in north west Spain, has ruled the regional government allowed a power plant an illegal permit, meaning it could pump out more harmful pollutants than it should have.
Spanish electricity companies may have to pay back over €3bn in aid if environmental lawyers’ complaint over the capacity mechanism is successful.
A report from the National Audit Office shows the extent of bad decision-making that enabled the Hinkley Point C nuclear deal.
Newly promised charging infrastructure could be transformational for air quality and the energy market.
Lawyers have challenged €1.3bn in power subsidies it says were not formally approved.
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