Antitrust and Regulatory Issues: the Ongoing Debate

The Italian System of Hydroelectric Concessions


The article examines difficulties regarding competition in the area of hydroelectric concessions in the Italian market. The failure to implement the legislative and regulatory recommendations of the Italian Competition Authority (ICA) suggests that advocacy power needs to be transformed into concrete actions designed to remove obstacles to the development of competition which, as is well known, ensures the production of significant positive effects in terms of consumer welfare, efficiency and market innovation.


Advocacy; Competition; Hydroelectric; Infringement; Compensation

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Antitrust & Public Policies
ISSN: 2284-3272

Iscrizione al Tribunale di Roma n. 300, del 12 dicembre 2013, modificata con registrazione n. Reg. Certificati 216 bis/2019

Last issue published on December 30, 2019