CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – EUROPEAN UNION – ELECTRICITY – ACCESS TO NETWORK – BILLING

Energy: The Court of Justice of the European Union holds that an electricity retail sales company may grant discount on electricity network charges granted exclusively to final customers who have chosen electronic billing (Oulun Sähkönmyynti Oy)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In a judgment of 2 May 2019, the Court of Justice clarified the conditions under which an electricity supplier may grant a reduction in the charges for access to the electricity system only to final customers who have opted for electronic billing. In the present case, the Finnish company Oulun Sähkönmyynti determines its prices on the basis of a fixed monthly tariff for network access charges and the energy price based on electricity consumption. While the grid access charge normally amounts to €2.50 per month, it granted a reduction of €1 on the monthly grid access charge to customers who opted for electronic billing. There is no reduction for customers who

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  • University Paris II Panthéon‑Assas

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Francesco Martucci, Energy: The Court of Justice of the European Union holds that an electricity retail sales company may grant discount on electricity network charges granted exclusively to final customers who have chosen electronic billing (Oulun Sähkönmyynti Oy), 2 May 2019, Concurrences N° 3-2019, Art. N° 91621, pp. 171-172

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