Keywords: energy market, liberalisation, taxes
Is competition among suppliers ensured?: a comment on Pierre Regibeau's paper
The liberalisation of the energy industries has lowered prices for consumers. It is important that environmental policies and taxes are harmonised across borders in the energy markets. Grid charges must be transparent and clear to help avoiding cross-subsidisation. The monopoly trends of mergers and acquisitions are countered by newcomers, brokers and financial solutions.