Tag: investigation

Energy Minister suspects cartelization of the retail electricity market – Romania, 29 April 2021

Romanian Minister of Energy Virgil Popescu said in an interview that he suspects that an illegal cartel agreement has been formed in the retail electricity market. Minister Popescu explained that electricity suppliers did not purchase electricity in advance from the wholesale market at the lowest Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

Competition Council investigates CEZ, Electrica for anti-competitive practices – Romania, 15 April 2021

Romanian Competition Council said that it has performed unannounced inspections at the headquarters of electricity distributors and suppliers CEZ and Electrica over anti-competitive practices, namely preventing the switch of customers from one supplier to another. According to Romanian media, the Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy news, analyses, power […]

Energy Ministry launches an investigation into Bulgargaz – Bulgaria, 26 March 2021

Bulgarian Ministry of Energy has launched an investigation into state-owned natural gas supplier Bulgargaz over the record high wholesale gas prices proposed for the month of April. In mid-March, Bulgargaz said that it is planning to propose higher wholesale natural gas price to be applied in Apr Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS […]