The developments of the control reserve market in the mixed-pricing system were no surprise neither to us nor to other market participants. Instead of promoting a balanced, fair system for all market participants, a functioning system has been structurally damaged by the introduction of the mixed-pricing system by the Federal Network Agency – with all economic consequences.
Whereas in the second quarter of 2018, prior to the introduction of the mixed-pricing system, the costs for electricity customers to maintain the system amounted to only 7.5 million euros, they increased almost tenfold in the second quarter of 2019. This additional expenditure will be added to the grid usage fees, which in turn will make electricity prices more expensive. Who will then be made to liabe in the public for these price increases? It is foreseeable that the green scapegoat will soon be bleating again...
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