TITLE

European regulator must be independent

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;2/1/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 14, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with issues concerning the proposed establishment of the Agency for the Co-operation of Energy Regulators in Europe. According to a working document presented to a European Parliament committee, the proposed agency must be able to make binding decisions independently of the European Commission, rather than having a purely advisory role. The report complained that the Commission's current proposal abdicates basic principle of economic theory because it allows market actors (the transmission system operators) to set market rules.
ACCESSION #
30099924

 

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