Germany stuck with rising prices

August 2007
Utility Week;8/10/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the warning issued by Bernhard Heitzer, incoming president of German Federal Cartel Office, that the new anti-monopoly laws being enacted will likely lead to increase in electricity prices in Germany. Heitzer mentions that only structural changes in the energy market would end the upward pressure on prices. It mentions that 54 utilities have increased their electricity prices in August 2007.


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