For competition through innovation in energy markets

Innovation is the key to the liberalization of the energy market. It enables the development of renewable energy production and the diversification of supply offers based on innovative services. CRE supports actors in this approach, whilst ensuring the effective functioning of the market. Moreover, the development of these innovative services, made possible by the availability of more data, also affects regulated activities. It is therefore necessary to strike a balance between mutability of public service and competitive activities, which has led the regulator, under the supervision of the court, to clarify the scope of services offered by system operators.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The energy market is undergoing a transformation under the dual effect of the energy transition that accompanies changes in both energy production and consumption, and the digital revolution, which provides the players in the sector with new instruments to foster innovation. The dynamics of these developments are important and require all stakeholders to engage in a dialogue to prepare together for the future of the energy market. This is the reason for the creation in 2017 of the Foresight Committee within the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE), whose initial conclusions were made public on 5 July. Current and expected innovations have an impact on the

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Jean-François Carenco, For competition through innovation in energy markets, February 2019, Concurrences N° 1-2019, Art. N° 88663,

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