The Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court upholds that remuneration system applied in the "Irsching contracts" between two electricity providers violates competition law (E.ON / TenneT)

Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court confirms that the remuneration system applied in the "Irsching contracts" is in violation of competition law* In its decision of 28. April 2015 (see Press Release of the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court of 28 April 2015) the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court confirmed the Bundeskartellamt's view that the remuneration system applied in the "Irsching contracts" agreed between the companies E.ON and TenneT limits the amount of electricity generated and thus violates the prohibition of anti-competitive agreements. In the proceeding at the Higher Regional Court several energy providers had opposed a provision made by the

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German Competition Authority, The Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court upholds that remuneration system applied in the "Irsching contracts" between two electricity providers violates competition law (E.ON / TenneT), 28 April 2015, e-Competitions Utilities & Cartels, Art. N° 73449

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