Day: April 17, 2019

Energy: extinction of the dinosaurs… Petroleum Rex versus Nukeonosaurus?

The process was triggered on a large scale in the months following the Fukushima accident, with the German decision to decommission nuclear power plants. This dealt a devastating blow to the phase of excessive investment in traditional European utilities, an enthusiasm which had already cooled down considerably after the subprime crisis and the end of …

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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 €20K/MW. This price remains consistent with 2019 prices (€17.365K/MW on average) and confirms the constant increase of the capacity price in France. According to our analysis, the margin of the supply/demand …

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Third Party Access to storage compensation for 2019: CRE decision of 14 March 2019

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 tariff component (‘storage compensation’) value applicable from 1 April 2019. The entirety of the natural gas storage capacity put up for auction was subscribed. The CRE underlined the success of the …

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