On 13 December, in an enthusiastic press release, the European Commission welcomed the political agreement reached on the same day between the European Parliament and the European Council on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), better known by its Irish acronym CBAM, whose principle is to tax the carbon content
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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.
Irsching Irrsinn (Irsching madness)
On Thursday, May 28th, UNIPER announced its decision to bring back Irsching 4 & 5 CCGT power plants in Bavaria to the market as
Covid19 and developments in the Capacity Market: auction results
The famous capacity auction of June 25th, 2020 has given its verdict and the results are exceptional! As a reminder, last Thursday, June 11th,
Sanitary crisis and developments in the French Capacity Market
Back on April 16th, 2020, and due to the Covid19 crisis, EdF announced a reduction in its electricity production forecasts in France for the
Time for renewables: how Covid-19 has affected Wind and Solar development in France
A new day, a new article on Covid-19 pandemic effects on the economy. Leaders of the big industries continue to watch, with great concern,
NoRéNE in the time of Coronavirus
Although the common belief now is that the debate on the post-ARENH system is as old as the ARENH itself, we must still recognise
Energy sector put to the test by COVID-19
At the time of writing this article, news on the pandemic are heartbreaking: hundreds of thousands of people affected, dozens of thousands deceased, planetwide
State aid: EU Commission opens an in-depth investigation into the regulatory mechanism for natural gas storage in France
Our February article envisaged the end of a lengthy saga in the gas sector… and yet, here we are again with a new instalment!
Gas interruptibility: the end of a long saga?
December 2019 saw the publication of an impressive number of texts regarding the natural gas sector regulation in France… After the Energy Regulatory Commission
The verdict is in on the capacity mechanism! Capacity mechanism: things always come in threes
Things always come in threes. TWO thousand €/MW is the standard deviation typically observed between the different auction prices for the 2020 supply year,