The French Competition Authority issues an opinion regarding a draft decree on regulated gas tariffs

Press Release published on the official website of the French Competition Authority.

Maintaining regulated gas tariffs has an unfavourable influence on the competitive process without making any positive contribution to the competitiveness of French companies or the purchasing power of households. In an opinion given to the government regarding a draft decree on regulated gas tariffs, the Autorité de la concurrence recommends that they be removed, progressively, so as to allow the development of more competitive offerings, to the benefit of consumers*. The Autorité de la concurrence submitted an opinion to the government regarding the draft decree on regulated tariffs for the sale of natural gas, amending Decree no. 2009-1603 of 18 December 2009, aimed at implementing the new means of setting regulated tariffs for the sale of natural gas desired by the government.

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion regarding a draft decree on regulated gas tariffs, 25 March 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Access to facilities, Art. N° 58411

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