Methodology of forecasts

Forecasting the demand for electricity in mainland France is one of the principal missions assigned to RTE. The quality of these forecasts, which are essential for preparing and anticipating future developments, helps to guarantee the electricity supply-demand balance at all times, and therefore has a direct influence on the reliability of the power system.
If you would like more information on the methods used to forecast French electricity demand and the types of forecasts established, more details can be found in the document below :

Methodology of forecasts
Methodology of daily forecasts (.pdf)

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