Pressure is mounting on Europe’s power transmission system operators (TSOs) to release more capacity at cross-border interconnection points.
Average cross-border transmission capacity levels offered by TSOs stand at well below 50%, according to the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET).
EFET highlighted in a recent statement that the practice of reducing allocated capacity at borders to avoid internal congestion and related costs is forbidden by EU law under regulation 714/2009. Moreover, EFET – the members of which include many of Europe’s largest power and gas companies...
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