Austria

Member Profile

Energie-Control (E-Control)

Sectors Regulated:

  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas

ERRA Membership

  • Joined ERRA in 2018 

Establishment

  • Established in 2001

Responsibilities

  • Legal Mandate
  • Public Authority, E-Control Act
  • Responsibilities
  • E-Control is responsible for:
  • Electricity:
  • Market Functioning:
  • define regulatory framework
  • set up market rules for competition
  • regulate network tariffs
  • develop market rules

Monitoring and Supervision:

  • identify and eliminate competition violations
  • monitor and analyze the development of the market

Security of Supply measures

Consumer Complaint Handling and Dispute Settlement

Renewables

  • Monitoring compliance with the rules in force concerning the supply with green electricity and electricity from small hydropower plants

Natural Gas:

Market Functioning:

  • define regulatory framework
  • set up market rules for competition
  • regulate network tariffs
  • develop market rules

Monitoring and Supervision:

  • identify and eliminate competition violations
  • monitor and analyze the development of the market

Security of Supply measures

Consumer Complaint Handling and Dispute Settlement

  • Authorities
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Organisational Structure

  • Internal Structure
  • Working Employees
  • Number of Employees: 115
  • Budget
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Population: 8.7 million (source: Statistics Austria)

GDP / Capita: 42020 EUR (2017)

Territory: 83,879 km2

Information will be uploaded soon.

Chairperson

Wolfgang URBANTSCHITSCH - Executive Director

Andreas EIGENBAUER - Executive Director

Licensing and Competition Committee Member

Katharina LEDERMANN-TAPPEINER - Senior Policy Officer

Tariff and Pricing Committee Member

Patrick-Philipp VALDA - Tariffs Expert

Customers and Retail Markets Working Group Member

Vera GUSENBAUER - Policy Officer

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