The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) wanted to extend its analysis on retail energy markets to inform the annual Market Monitoring Report (MMR). The MMR examines the progress of Member States towards the objectives of a target internal energy market. IPA was commissioned by ACER to develop a Composite Index (CI) to rank the relative competitiveness of retail energy markets using public sources of data.
To achieve this IPA:
Presented the methodology in a Final Report published alongside the MMR. The Report was accompanied by a fully-documented spreadsheet-based tool to enable ACER to continue to review and update the composite indicator.