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French bank launches PPA guarantee scheme

French state-owned bank Bpifrance has launched a guarantee scheme aimed at helping industrial consumers sign up to 500 MW of cumulative long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs).

read more... 12/09/2023


Pro-nuclear MEPs defy EU Parliament on electricity market reform

Members of European Parliament, led by French centrist MEP Christophe Grudler, are preparing to challenge the Parliament’s stance on EU electricity market reform, with a formal “objection” due to be presented next Tuesday (12 September).

read more... 11/09/2023


Spain proposes amendments to EU power market overhaul

Spain, which holds the presidency of the European Union until December, has proposed several amendments to help pass a key piece of legislation that would overhaul the bloc's electricity market, a document showed.

read more... 07/09/2023


France ‘confident’ about EU electricity market reform

Energy Transition Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher said she was “confident” that France’s requirements under the EU electricity market reform will be met, just weeks before formal negotiations are due to resume following the collapse of talks at the end of June.

read more... 06/09/2023


Demand flexibility: a key challenge for EU electricity market reform

The massive development of intermittent renewable energies is set to dramatically increase the need for flexibility in the electricity grid, and market players want increased focus on demand management as a source of grid optimisation.

read more... 05/09/2023