Successful networking

Germany's virtually non-existent gas market has been given a shot in the arm by the country's network regulator, which has banned anti-competitive grid access contracts. Could this be the start of a success story, asks Oliver Holtaway

The German network regulator (BnetzA) has come out in support of new entrants to the German gas market, changing pipeline access rules in a move that could finally kick-start genuine competition. All existing pipeline access contracts must be adapted to fit the new system by October 1, 2007.

Under the co-operation agreement between grid operators struck last July, market participants were given the choice of using the old 'point-to-point' single capacity booking model, in which market

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

Chartis RiskTech100® 2024

The latest iteration of the Chartis RiskTech100®, a comprehensive independent study of the world’s major players in risk and compliance technology, is acknowledged as the go-to for clear, accurate analysis of the risk technology marketplace. With its…

T+1: complacency before the storm?

This paper, created by WatersTechnology in association with Gresham Technologies, outlines what the move to T+1 (next-day settlement) of broker/dealer-executed trades in the US and Canadian markets means for buy-side and sell-side firms

Most read articles loading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here