Danish consumers could pay a hefty price for energy contract cancellation

Statnett is lashing out at the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority for trying to prematurely terminate a deal for secondary reserve power. In addition to missing out on socio-economic gains for both countries, Danish electricity consumers will have to fork out millions of kroner to Norway.
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A clash over energy politics has broken out between Denmark and Norway. In a rare move, Norwegian system operator Statnett has issued a press release (Norwegian) where the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority (DERA) has been criticized for wanting to repeal a reservation of 100 MW secondary reserve power between Denmark and Norway from July 1 this year. It will cost electricity consumers from both countries millions of kroner, says Statnett.

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