German transmission firms brought to heel

Jones, Simon
October 2008
Utility Week;10/3/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of German energy regulator the FNA has to end long-distance gas pipeline operators' exemption from incentive-based regulation. FNA president Matthias Kurth said there was still little third-party access to networks and that Germany's three leading gas transmission system operators had made no effort to market available capacity. Wingas Transport, Eon Gastransport and Gasunie Deutschland control two-thirds of Germany's gas network.


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