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The Competition Authority initiated supervision proceedings in connection with the fire in Jõgeva substation

On 29 April, the Competition Authority initiated supervision proceedings against Elektrilevi in connection with a failure due to a fire in the regional substation in Jõgeva on 27 April which caused an extensive power outage in the city of Jõgeva and the surrounding areas. The purpose of the proceedings is to find out the causes and possible consequences of the failure and whether there have been any violations of the Electricity Market Act.

The Competition Authority supervises compliance with the quality requirements for network connections pursuant to the Electricity Market Act and Regulation No. 42 of the Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications of 6 April 2005 ‘Quality Requirements for Network Services and the Conditions for Reducing Network Charges in case of Breaches of Those Requirements’.

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The Authority published the report on the Estonian electricity and gas market

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Competition Authority made a proposal to review renewable energy subsidies

The Estonian Competition Authority made a proposal to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications to review renewable energy subsidies. Compared to the previous year, the price of electricity has increased by 102% in 2021, which is why it is justified to review the current conditions and amounts for granting renewable energy subsidies.