The French Competition Authority issues an opinion with regard to a draft decree on electricity consumption demand response

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

The Autorité de la concurrence, whose opinion was sought in relation to a draft decree, has found that subsidisation of demand response operators' activity by electricity consumers must be strictly limited and proportionate to actual demonstrated benefits obtained*. It has also made several recommendations aimed at guaranteeing that all demand response operators are given a fair opportunity to develop on the market made public an opinion in which it expresses its reservations with regard to the methods chosen to establish public subsidisation of demand response operators' activity which would increase, beyond what is necessary, the bills of French electricity consumers as a whole. The Autorité has also recommended that activity on the electricity consumption demand response market

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French Competition Authority, The French Competition Authority issues an opinion with regard to a draft decree on electricity consumption demand response , 20 December 2013, e-Competitions December 2013, Art. N° 67812

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