RWE and Eni face EC probe

Milne, Roger; Jones, Simon
May 2007
Utility Week;5/18/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports that the European Commission has signalled formal anti-trust proceedings against two major European utilities, Germany's RWE and Italy's Eni. RWE is suspected of acting anti-competitively by charging rival gas suppliers higher rates for using its network and storage facilities in its core area of North Rhine-Westphalia. The Italian energy giant is being investigated over possible capacity hoarding and strategic underinvestment in its gas network.


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