The operation of Council Directive 90/377/EEC concerning a Community procedure to improve the transparency of gas and electricity prices charged to industrial end-users. Report from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament submitted by the Commission pursuant to Article 8 of Council Directive 90/377/EEC of 19 June 1990.
Commision of the European Communities
Subject headingsEnergy Policy
This summary report on one hand the operation of the Price Transparency Directive is the second of its kind<•>. It analyses implementation of Council Directive 90/377/EEC of 29 June 1990 and on the other hand it compares price evolution. It was written to comply with Article 8 of the Directive. Part One of this report, concerning implementation of the Directive, describes the difficulties encountered by the Commission with its application. The Member States will be asked individually to improve the conditions for collecting the data to ensure full compliance with the submission dates. The increasing number of countries participating in the survey makes it less and less acceptable for negligence or tardiness on the part of a single Member State to block publication of the results.
Number of pages51p.
DescriptionCOM (96) 92 final