The Hellenic Competition Authority decides that a company abuse of its dominant position concerning with regard to the supply of electricity in the energy sector (Aluminium / DEI)

Commitments by the Public Power Corporation (DEI) addressing abuse of dominance concerns with regard to the supply of electricity to Aluminium of Greece (HCC 621/2015) A long-standing and episodic standoff between DEI (incumbent producer and supplier of electricity in Greece) and Aluminium of Greece (ALUMINIUM) unfolded before the HCC in July 2015. ALUMINIUM is a manufacturer of aluminium, a subsidiary of the MYTILINEOS Group and DEI's biggest high voltage electricity consumer, by far. Until 2006, it purchased electricity pursuant to a preferential contract with DEI dated in 1960. DEI terminated this contract and placed ALUMINIUM under a standard high voltage category of electricity consumers, depriving it of its favorable terms of supply. As a result of two consecutive

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Anastasia Dritsa, Violeta Panagiotopoulou, The Hellenic Competition Authority decides that a company abuse of its dominant position concerning with regard to the supply of electricity in the energy sector (Aluminium / DEI), 15 December 2015, e-Competitions December 2015, Art. N° 99545

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