The French Competition Authority abandons commitments procedure and adopts interim measures in photovoltaic case (EDF)

On 8 April 2009, the French Competition Authority decided to reject commitments offered by the EDF group («EDF«) – the French electricity incumbent – with respect to the emerging market for photovoltaic electricity (the «photovoltaic market«) and instead to impose interim measures and continue its investigation on the merits. The case was initiated in 2008 by Solaire Direct, who lodged a complaint alleging that EDF was leveraging its dominant position on certain electricity markets

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)
  • Practising Law Institute (New York)

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Tim Kasten, Sean Gerlich, The French Competition Authority abandons commitments procedure and adopts interim measures in photovoltaic case (EDF), 8 April 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2009, Art. N° 42855

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