Since the carbon market was created more than fourteen years ago, the price per tonne of carbon has never been higher. On March 31st, the closing value of the EUA Dec21 contract was 42.55€/Tn. Market prices have been rising steadily for quite some time now, i.e., +37% since 2020 and
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Each month, one of our experts publishes an article describing his view on a specific topic of the constant changes taking place in the energy market, with special focus on the French market.
It’s becoming a habit; every HES Newsletter includes an article about the French capacity mechanism. At this rate, we’ll end up making it a
In the beginning, it was only meant to be a bill for correcting a minor issue – practically a typo or oversight on the
The process was triggered on a large scale in the months following the Fukushima accident, with the German decision to decommission nuclear power plants.
French capacity certificates are being traded at €20K/MW for 2020 supply. EDF is securing the market
On 21 March, the first auction of capacity certificates for the 2020 year resulted in an exchange of 4.17 GW with a price of
In its latest newsletter, the CRE [French Energy Regulatory Commission] provided an update on the 2019-2020 storage capacity auctions and published the storage compensation
[This article was based on information available as of January 18, 2019 and the EPP has since been published. And its content is consistent with