The French Competition Authority imposes price regulation on the electricity market through interim measures (Direct Energie / EDF)

On 28 June 2007, the Competition Council ordered interim measures against Electricité de France ("EDF"), imposing it to market base-load electricity to alternative suppliers at a price enabling them to effectively compete with the incumbent operator's retail sales on the free market (i.e.: without implementing a margin squeeze between the wholesale and the retail markets. Although the Council has already accepted, on principle, that EDF could solve the issue on the merits through the commitment procedure [1], it nevertheless considered urgency to justify the adoption of interim measures. This decision was based on a complaint filed by Direct Energie in February 2007, a retail electricity supplier which - not having any production capacity - sources its requirements on the wholesale

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Olivier Fréget, Fleur Herrenschmidt, The French Competition Authority imposes price regulation on the electricity market through interim measures (Direct Energie / EDF), 28 juin 2007, e-Competitions June 2007, Art. N° 14062

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