While discussions and speculations about the Arenh, its abolition, adaptation and replacement are in full swing, it seems relevant to us to look at the question of the price of electricity in France in its most fundamental component: the price of Baseload (constant power band across the 8760 hours of
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At the beginning of October, Jean Bernard Levy, the Chairman of EDF, explained in a letter to his employees that the introduction of the
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