Austrian Electricity Act

Legislating for decentralized energy: the new draft Austrian Electricity Act

Written by Mirella Maria Johler, University of Innsbruck/Baker McKenzie Vienna In January 2024, the Austrian federal legislator published a draft version of the amended Electricity Act (“Elektrizitätswirtschaftsgesetz”). The draft attempts to catch up with the country’s delay in transposing the 2019 EU Electricity Market Directive into national legislation. Thereby, the draft introduces certain new configurations […]