German energy regulation: a balancing act

November 2006
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;Nov2006, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p142
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The article reports that the Federal Networks Assoication (FNA), Germany's energy regulator, has undoubtedly made improvements in the country's energy market since its inception. The FNA is in conflict with pipeline owners as it is seeking to increase efficiency and transparency by consolidating the 19 separate market areas in which gas is traded. It is also seeking to decide how much network access should be given to municipal utilities and independent traders.


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