TITLE

Price hikes in Belgium could prompt probe

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Utility Week;6/29/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25926895

 

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