The Swiss Competition Appeals Commission annuls the Competition Authority’s decision having cleared a joint venture between 7 electricity companies conditionaly to free and non-discriminatory access to the network and prohibition of joint selling or producing (Swissgrid)

The operation On 7 March 2005, the Swiss Competition Commission (WEKO) cleared a joint venture between seven electricity companies for the transmission of electricity (Swissgrid AG). The seven companies are Aare-Tessin AG, BKW FMB Energie AG, Centralschweizerische Kraftwerke, Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft Laufenburg AG, Nordostschweizerische Kraftwerke AG, Energie Ouest Suisse (eos) SA and Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich. The market(s) concerned by remedy(ies) The relevant market was defined by the WEKO as

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Cora-Marie Pinter, The Swiss Competition Appeals Commission annuls the Competition Authority’s decision having cleared a joint venture between 7 electricity companies conditionaly to free and non-discriminatory access to the network and prohibition of joint selling or producing (Swissgrid), 1 May 2006, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Mergers, Art. N° 22242

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