CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS - ELECTRICITY - EXCHANGE PLATFORMS - FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

Electricity: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that legislation requiring national electricity producers to offer all the electricity available on the platforms managed by the sole operator designated for the exchange services of the national electricity market is incompatible with the Treaty (ANRE)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. By judgment of 17 September 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union considers that Romanian legislation interpreted by the regulatory authority as requiring national electricity producers to offer all the electricity available on the hubs operated by the sole operator designated for trading services on the national electricity market constitutes a measure having equivalent effect to a quantitative restriction on exports within the meaning of Article 35 TFEU. Such a barrier is not likely to be justified on grounds of public security relating to the security of energy supply, in so far as such legislation is not proportionate to the objective

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Francesco Martucci, Electricity: The Court of Justice of the European Union rules that legislation requiring national electricity producers to offer all the electricity available on the platforms managed by the sole operator designated for the exchange services of the national electricity market is incompatible with the Treaty (ANRE), 17 September 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97662, pp. 210-212

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