Our Domestic market share survey highlighted for the first time that the gas retail market had dipped below the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI). This index indicates a competitive market and used by the US Department of Justice.
Two decades after the gas retail market was opened to competition it has now reached an important milestone. We explore the reasons behind this increase in competition in our latest Chart of the week. We also consider how the retail gas market landscape has changed.