CASE COMMENTS : UNILATERAL PRACTICES - ABUSE OF A DOMINANT POSITION - DISCRIMINATION BETWEEN CUSTOMERS - INTERNAL MARKET - ELECTRICITY

Commitments - Electricity network managment: The European Commission renders legally binding commitments of the Swedish electricity grid operator to change its method for managing congestion risk on the network and cease to discriminate between Swedish and Danish customers and to reinforce network capacity (Swedish Interconnectors)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Eur. Comm, dec. art. 9 Reg. 1/2003, 14.04.10, Swedish Interconnectors, case COMP/39.351 By a decision of 14 April 2009, the Commission has made commitments offered by the Swedish electricity transmission system operator SvK binding. The commitments address the Commission's concerns regarding one of the network congestion risk management methods implemented by SvK for several years (at least since 2002). The practices in question concerned in particular the operation of interconnections between the Swedish high-voltage grid and the grids of neighbouring countries, in particular Denmark. When forecasting congestion, the grid operator gave priority to

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Anne-Lise Sibony, Commitments - Electricity network managment: The European Commission renders legally binding commitments of the Swedish electricity grid operator to change its method for managing congestion risk on the network and cease to discriminate between Swedish and Danish customers and to reinforce network capacity (Swedish Interconnectors), 14 April 2010, Concurrences N° 3-2010, Art. N° 31979, pp. 88-90

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