The European Commission opened on March 19 a formal investigation to assess whether German grid operator TenneT's limitation of capacity from Western Denmark into Germany breaches EU antitrust rules, the EU’s competition chief said.

“Energy should flow freely in Europe so that the electricity produced by a windmill in one country can reach the consumers in another,” said Competition Policy Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. “Our investigation into TenneT is part of our efforts to ensure that el...

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