The European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) has issued a press release in which it criticizes the electricity transmission system operators (TSO) for the practice of restricting access to cross-border transmission capacities.
EFET’s statement said that the calculation and allocation of cross-border transmission capacity is one of the most fundamental tasks of TSOs in the internal power market, which also allows market participants to make exports and imports of electricity in volumes approaching the physical capacities of HVAC interconnection points and DC interconnectors. The wholesale market could thereby help the benefits of liberalization to consumers in every member state of the European Union, irrespective of variations in national supply and demand.
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Tags: EFET, electricity, electricity transmission, ENTSO-E, Region