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24.05.2022

The Baltic Electricity Market Forum and the Baltic Gas Market Forum will take place in Tallinn

The Competition Authority is organising the Baltic Electricity Market Forum on 24 May and the Baltic Gas Market Forum on 25 May in Tallinn. These traditional regional meetings bring together Baltic, Finnish, Swedish, and Polish energy regulators, market participants, and policymakers to work...
02.05.2022

ACER published the Assessment of the EU Wholesale Electricity Market Design

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) published the Assessment of the EU Wholesale Electricity Market Design. Press release and the Assessment are available at ACER´s webpage. ACER was created by the Third Energy Package to further progress the completion of the internal energy...
25.04.2022

The assessment of the Estonian Competition Authority of Elektrilevi OÜ’s independence and its activities related to equal treatment

The Estonian Competition Authority conducted an analysis to map the risks related to the independence of Elektrilevi OÜ from the Eesti Energia AS group. The authority found that the integration of Elektrilevi OÜ with the parent company Eesti Energia AS creates a risk where the actual management of...
23.03.2022

The Estonian Competition Authority recommends that electricity sellers increase customer awareness of the principle of calculating the price of a stock exchange package

A survey conducted among electricity sellers revealed that there are approximately 70,000 consumer contracts in Estonia with a stock exchange package where the calculation is based on the average monthly stock exchange price and not on an hourly stock exchange price. Consumers with such a package...
21.03.2022

Joint statement by the European Competition Network (ECN) on the application of competition law in the context of the war in Ukraine

We, the ECN, join the European Council in its statement of 24 February 2022, to condemn in the strongest possible terms Russia’s unprecedented military aggression against Ukraine. We stand firmly by Ukraine and its people as they face this war. We are fully aware of the social and economic...
16.03.2022

The Supreme Court did not satisfy the complaint of Eesti Post against the Estonian Competition Authority

On Monday, 14 March, the Supreme Court dismissed the complaint of AS Eesti Post, the purpose of which was to oblige the Estonian Competition Authority to continue supervision over the pricing policy of AS Express Post. Express Post handles the early-morning delivery of periodicals in and around...
03.03.2022

Joint Statements to OECD and UNCTAD by Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, Polish Competition Authorities in Support of Ukraine

We, the heads of the Lithuanian, Estonian, Latvian and Polish Competition Authorities, support the condemnation by our national governments of Russia‘s open large-scale aggression against an independent, peaceful, and democratic state of Ukraine. We agree that this unacceptable act of aggression...
02.03.2022

Joint Statement by Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish Regulatory Authorities in support of Ukraine

We, the heads of the Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Polish Regulatory Authorities support the condemnation by our national governments of Russia‘s open large-scale aggression against an independent, peaceful, and democratic state of Ukraine. ERRA is an organization of regulators standing aloof...
25.02.2022

Joint Statement by Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian Competition Authorities in support of Ukraine

The heads of the Lithuanian, Estonian and Latvian Competition Authorities, support the condemnation by our national governments of Russia‘s open large-scale aggression against an independent, peaceful, and democratic state of Ukraine. We agree that this unacceptable act of aggression is a...
22.02.2022

The low availability of high-speed internet in rural areas can lead to competition concerns

The Estonian Competition Authority examined the issues related to the availability of internet services in rural and sparsely populated areas from the point of view of the competition situation. The Authority did not identify any significant competition concerns regarding the construction of...

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