The Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) as the regulatory authority for the electricity and gas markets has asked market participants to review a questionnaire that shall help the agency monitor the markets. Comments shall be submitted by 29 January 2010.
Pursuant to the ManyElectronics Act, the Federal Network Agency has to monitor markets on a yearly basis to create market transparency. Monitoring does not only cover the grid, but extends to all areas of the electricity and gas markets. To this end, the Federal Network Agency is authorized to collect data from the market participants.
The final questionnaires will take the results of the consultation into consideration. It shall be provided on the Agency’s website between 10 March 2010 and 14 April 2010.
Source: Federal Network Agency