CASE COMMENTS: REGULATORY - ABUSE OF DOMINANCE - INCUMBENT OPERATOR

Energy : The Paris Court of Appeals reforms partially the Competition Authority decision sanctioning the French energy incumbent operator for abuse of dominance (EDF)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The company Solaire Direct, an operator in the market for services to individuals wishing to generate solar photovoltaic electricity, estimated as early as 2008 that EDF and its subsidiaries EDF Énergies nouvelles (EDF EN) and EDF Énergies nouvelles réparties (EDF ENR) were engaging in abusive practices in order to penetrate the market and drive it out of the market. In substance, according to Solaire Direct, the structural and commercial advantages enjoyed by EDF as a result of its dominant position on the electricity market would enable it to introduce confusion about its role and that of its subsidiaries in the photovoltaic sector. These advantages also

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Hubert Delzangles, Sébastien Martin, Energy : The Paris Court of Appeals reforms partially the Competition Authority decision sanctioning the French energy incumbent operator for abuse of dominance (EDF), 21 May 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 75182, pp. 165-167

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