Danish TSO to hike tariffs to record level despite congestion cash

Even though a large portion of congestion revenue will be used to buffer consumers’ energy bills, Energinet will raise tariffs next year by a quarter, while a figure is also set on the projected generator levy.

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No roses without thorns.

This botanical aphorism can in several ways be applied to something as far removed from a floral garden as a transmission system operator’s tariffs. Even though Danish TSO Energinet’s board of directors has decided to send a sum in DKK billions stemming from congestion revenue to buffer next year’s consumption tariff, the rate will nevertheless jump by roughly DKK 0.031 per kWh to DKK 0.143 per kWh (EUR 4.2 per MWh to EUR 19 per MWh).

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