CASE COMMENTS : UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EXPLOITATIVE AND EXCLUSIONARY ABUSES – ABUSE OF ECONOMIC DEPENDENCE

Exploitative and exclusionary abuses: The French NCA clears the historic electricity company of anticompetitive practices and uses a test based on the coverage of the opportunity costs (EDF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 8 June 2011, the Competition Authority issued a Decision No. 11-D-09 relating to practices implemented by EDF and RTE in the electricity sector. electricity, which is interesting in more ways than one. This decision follows a referral, accompanied by a request for measures conservatories, by the National Union of Independent Producers of thermal electricity (SNPIET) grouping together small producers electricity generating stations operating diesel and hydroelectric power plants. The SNPIET denounced two types of practices. Firstly, it criticised RTE for the following to have, in the drafting and organization of two calls for tenders for the

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Alain Ronzano, Exploitative and exclusionary abuses: The French NCA clears the historic electricity company of anticompetitive practices and uses a test based on the coverage of the opportunity costs (EDF), 8 June 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 54669, “www.concurrences.com”

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