First Interpretation of Energy Market Directives by European Court of Justice - Case C-17/03, Vereniging voor Energie
Article from: OGEL 2 (2006), in Electricity Interconnectors
On the seventh of June 2005, the European Court of Justice gave its first interpretative judgment concerning the Directive on internal market for electricity. The judgment concerns preferential access to an electricity interconnector by an undertaking that previously held a monopoly, because of agreements concluded prior to the liberalization of the EC energy markets. This article will assess some of the most interesting aspects of this judgment: the interpretation of Article 86 (2), role of the principle of legal certainty in transitory measures facilitating the transition from ...