The General Court on Network Codes: A Blow to the Commission and ACER in MEKH and FGSZ v ACER?
Article from: OGEL 1 (2023), in Cases & Commentaries
In joined cases T-684/19 and T-704/19 MEKH and FGSZ v ACER ('the HUAT Case '), the General Court ('GC') delivered a blow to the European Commission ('the Commission') and the EU Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators ('ACER') regarding the adoption of network codes. This came about concerning the legality of a decision by ACER ordering the expansion of interconnection capacity for gas transmission between Hungary and Austria (the 'HUAT project'). The GC discussed whether the existing network codes legislation allows the Commission or ENTSOG to order a transmission ...