The EU Commission opens a formal investigation into German grid operator for limiting cross border electricity capacity with Denmark (TenneT)

Antitrust: Commission opens investigation into German grid operator TenneT for limiting cross border electricity capacity with Denmark* The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to assess whether German grid operator TenneT's limitation of capacity from Western Denmark into Germany breaches EU antitrust rules. The Commission and TenneT are engaged in constructive discussions on commitments to address those concerns. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "Energy should flow freely in Europe so that the electricity produced by a wind mill in one country can reach the consumers in another. Our investigation into TenneT is part of our efforts to ensure that electricity grid operators do not unjustifiably restrict the free flow of

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European Commission, The EU Commission opens a formal investigation into German grid operator for limiting cross border electricity capacity with Denmark (TenneT), 19 March 2018, e-Competitions Notion of dominance, Art. N° 86541

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