Settlement: The French Competition Authority sanctions the incumbent operator for abuse of a dominant position in the energy sector, but considerably reduces the fine following a procedure of non-contestation of grievances with commitments (EDF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On February 22, 2022, the French Competition Authority sanctioned EDF and its subsidiaries(Dalkia Smart Building, Citelum and CHAM) for having implemented practices of abuse of dominant position contrary to Articles L. 420-2 C. com. and 102 TFEU, following a complaint filed by the company ENGIE. The latter accused EDF of three types of practices: first, the abusive use of the historical operator's files relating to the "regulated sales tariffs" (TRV); second, the refusal to communicate to alternative electricity suppliers its TRV customer file for the so-called Blue Tariff; and finally, the voluntary deterioration of the quality of the information in the

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Marie Cartapanis, Settlement: The French Competition Authority sanctions the incumbent operator for abuse of a dominant position in the energy sector, but considerably reduces the fine following a procedure of non-contestation of grievances with commitments (EDF), 22 February 2022, Concurrences N° 2-2022, Art. N° 106498, pp. 112-114

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