Liberalisation of the electricity sector in France
Article from: OGEL 3 (2003), in Electricity Law and Regulation
The electricity sector in France is mainly regulated by the law dated 10 February 2000 as amended by the law dated 3 January 2003. The 2003 law completes the implementation in France of the electricity directive (96/92/EC Directive of 19 December 1996). Six issues need to be analysed in order to explain the opening of the electricity sector: Who are the eligible customers benefiting from the liberalisation? How is power generated? How could trading activities be carried out? How are networks managed? What are the entities responsible ...