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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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Autor: Johannes Arro
30.03.2021

The Estonian Competition Authority recommends phasing out support for renewable energy

The Competition Authority analysed the support schemes for renewable energy implemented in Estonia as well as their economic impact and recommends transitioning to a market-based solution and phasing out the support for renewable energy.

10.03.2021

The Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish energy regulators are having a public consultation regarding a study on regulation (EU) 2016/1719 Article 30(4).

The Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish energy regulators are having  a public consultation regarding a study on regulation (EU) 2016/1719 Article 30(4).

The consultation will be held jointly by Finland and the Baltic States. The Finnish regulatory authority is leading this consultation.