Hrvatska Elektroprivreda d.d. (HEP) v. Slovenia, ICSID Case No. ARB/05/24

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  • >Subject matter of the dispute: Claims arising out of a dispute between the investor and Slovenia concerning the ownership and operation of the Krško nuclear power plant; particularly, alleged losses resulting from Slovenia's failure to resume electricity deliveries during a certain time period
  • >Invoked instruments: ECT and Croatia-Slovenia Agreement on Regulation of the Status and Other Legal Relations Regarding the Investment, Use, and Dismantling of Nuclear Power Plant Krško ("2001 Agreement")
  • >Amount claimed: EUR 29,472,307
  • >Amount awarded: ZERO*
  • >Costs of arbitration: EUR 563,214.01 advanced by respondent; claimant's advancement and total costs are not specified    
  • >Award legal costs: Claimant was awarded USD 10,000,000 (including arbitration costs)
  • >Award costs of arbitration: Costs follow the award with an exception of the damage expert's fees shared equally   



* The claimant pleaded liability of Slovenia and sought same monetary relief based on two alternative legal bases: (i) 2001 Agreement; and (ii) ECT. Having found Slovenia liable under the 2001 Agreement, the tribunal dismissed alternative claim under the ECT.