Energy market liberalization process in Macedonia, unbundling and market price reform

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The Macedonian energy sector is in a transitional phase from centrally planned and managed to a decentralized regulated free market. Like in many of its peers in the region, the energy sector is still working to overcome its collectivist legacy.

On the demand side, the key challenge is to improve efficiency of energy usage, which has been held back by below market pricing for all but the largest users. On the supply side, challenges include the limited range of options for energy supply, due to Macedonia