TITLE

Iceland plans power trading

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;9/5/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Landsnet (Icegrid), Iceland's transmission system operator, is behind a new initiative to open a wholesale electricity exchange in 2008. The exchange will initially focus on trade in surplus power from Iceland's 20 biggest regional and national energy producers. Registered participants will be able to offer fixed-price submissions through the exchange.
ACCESSION #
34656073

 

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