Bundeskartellamt

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At a glance

  • Ensures competition in non-regulated areas of the energy industry
  • Merger control
  • Cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings
  • Energy monitoring
  • Market Transparency Unit for wholesale electricity and gas markets
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Brief description

The Bundeskartellamt protects competition in the non-regulated areas of the energy industry (generation, trading, sales). Its antitrust tasks comprise merger control as well as cartel and abuse of dominance proceedings. In addition, the authority also conducts annual monitoring of the electricity and gas markets in conjunction with the Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA). In the future, both authorities – in the form of the Market Transparency Unit – will also monitor the wholesale electricity and gas markets in order to ensure the compliance of wholesale prices with competition law.

Contact in Germany

Contact person:
Bundeskartellamt
Email:
info@bundeskartellamt.bund.de
Phone:
+49 (0)228 9499 0
Web:
www.bundeskartellamt.de
City:
Bonn

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