The French Competition Council imposes interim measures to the incumbent to safeguard competition on the electricity supply market requesting modification of termination of exclusivity clause (KalibraXE / EDF)

On 25 April 2007, the French Competition Council ("Conseil de la concurrence") imposed interim measures on Electricité de France ("EDF"), which is historically the national operator, following a referral by KalibraXE. Background KalibraXE was created in August 2005. This new operator does not have the capacity to compete directly with EDF or alternative suppliers, but offers to provide customers who have exercised their eligibility with additional electricity at a lower price. According to KalibraXE, the implementation by EDF of exclusivity clauses in its recent supply agreements, in exchange for consumption commitments over several years, has deterred new electricity suppliers

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Charles Saumon, The French Competition Council imposes interim measures to the incumbent to safeguard competition on the electricity supply market requesting modification of termination of exclusivity clause (KalibraXE / EDF), 25 April 2007, e-Competitions Interim measures, Art. N° 13746

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