Price hikes in Belgium could prompt probe

June 2007
Utility Week;6/29/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Belgian government may order the country's competition authority to investigate Electrabel for possible market abuse after the utility said it would raise its gas and electricity prices by between 5 and 20 percent from September 2007. The Suez subsidiary said the latest power price rises were needed to bring its tariffs into line with wholesale market prices as Belgium completed liberalisation of its electricity markets in September 2007.


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