AEEG (Autorità per l’Energia Elettrica ed il Gas or Autorità): The body that regulates and supervises
the services of the electricity and gas industry, established in Italy by law n. 481 of November 14, 1995.
AGCM (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato): Also known as Antitrust, the Authority was instituted in Italy in 1990 as an independent institution. With the objective of improving the welfare of citizens, it enforces observance of the rules forbidding agreements between companies to avoid competition.
Average specific emission of CO2 equivalent: Emission of hothouse gases expressed in terms of CO2 (according to the potential of global warming of the single gases) and relative to the net total production of electricity.