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.
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
The future of French nuclear power is finally unveiled
[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
The cost of CO2 in French electricity: tax and/or market? Double the punishment
While the debate surrounding the ‘yellow vests’ seemed to focus primarily on the taxation of hydrocarbons – CO2-emitting fossil fuels -, the issue of
PPE: renewable gas on the upswing… concealing a decline in overall gas usage
The Programmation Pluriannuelle de l’Énergie [multi-annual energy programing] (PPE) was finally presented by the Minister for Ecological and Solidarity-based Transition, François de Rugy, on
Commodities prices on the up: prepare for new challenges in the European Power Market
At the time of writing, Brent Dec18 contract is trading at $85/bbl, its highest price in 4 years. Gas is following the same pattern
Soaring energy prices: thank you Donald Trump!
Since March, worldwide oil and gas prices have taken off, by about 25% for oil and nearly 50% for gas in Europe. The causes
The dark (side) strikes back?
Coal, emblem of the 19th century and an already distant industrial revolution, belongs definitively to the past. Its disappearance is being recorded everywhere, and
CO2: The return
As of last August, the financial world was already labelling CO2 as the best-performing raw material of 2018, with a nod to its price
The French PPE (multi-year energy programme) and the future of the electricity market
At this stage, we are used to watching the State intervene in the electricity market, from the side of supply as well as demand.