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Electricity Supply Act (No. 984 of 2021).

Type of law
Date of original text

The purpose of the Act is to ensure that the country's electricity supply is organized and implemented in accordance with the needs for security, economics, environment and consumer protection. The Act must, within this objective, ensure consumers access to cheap electricity. Energy suppliers which are not regulated by this Act, shall be entitled to a compensation for payment of CO2 taxes. This compensation is equivalent to CO2 tax rates for each year from 1 January 2010 and by highest energy consumption of fuel aimed to energy production for the years 2005, 2006 or 2007. No compensation shall be granted for CO2 tax fees of energy consumption after 31 December 2007. Energy transmission structures shall be administered by
The Act consists of 15 Chapters: Introductory provisions (1); Electricity consumers' position (2); Electricity production (3); Electricity supply networks (4); Companies responsible for the system (5); Assignment, consumer empowerment, separation of activities (7); General provisions on appropriations (8); Environmentally-friendly power generation (9); Prices and conditions for electricity (10); Danish Energy Regulatory Agency (11); Information control, confidentiality and emergency (12); Injunction (12a); Penalties (13); Proceedings and appeals (14); Miscellaneous provisions (14a); Entry into force, repeal and transitional provisions (15).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The Minister for Climate and Energy shall establish entry into force of this Act.
The Act does not apply to Greenland nor the Faroe Islands.Consolidated version of the Electricity Supply Act No. 375 of 1999.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om elforsyning.
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Implemented by