Martin Godfried

European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Ljubljana)

Martin Godfried (1969) is an energy market competition expert with more than ten years experience in regulation, antitrust and mergers at national and international level. He is working at Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (Ljubljana). Prior to that, Mr. Godfried worked in the Energy and Environment unit of EU Commission’s DG Competition (since 2005). He was one of the main contributors to the European Commission’s Energy Sector Inquiry and he applied competition law in the energy sector aiming to increase competition in EU energy markets. For instance, he was jointly responsible for a case that led to the divestment of E.ON’s network and a case that led to the implementation of bidding zones in the network of Swedish TSO, Svenska Kraftnät. Previously Mr. Godfried worked at the Dutch energy regulator, the Netherlands Competition authority and he started his career at the OECD in Paris.

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King’s College (London)
European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Ljubljana)
European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) (Ljubljana)


3449 Bulletin

Edouard Leduc, Elzbieta Glowicka, Martin Godfried, Philippe Chauve, Stefan Siebert The EU Commission accepts commitments offered by Swedish incumbent electricity operator in the electricity transmission market (Svenska Kraftnät)


"Swedish Interconnector case /Improving electricity cross-border trade"* I. Introduction The size of the transmission network is a key determinant of competition in wholesale electricity markets. The larger this network, the more suppliers inject their electricity and hence compete for (...)

Karoly Nagy, Philippe Chauve, Martin Godfried, Stefan Siebert, Gregor Langus, Kristóf Kovács The EU Commission approves structural remedies offered by German electricity operator to remove suspected infringements of EU Article 102 concerns in the German electricity wholesale and balancing markets (E.ON)


"The E.ON electricity cases: an antitrust decision with structural remedies"* I. Introduction On 26 November 2008 the Commission adopted a commitment decision addressed to E.ON AG for suspected infringements of EU competition law involving the German electricity markets. For the first time (...)


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