Forecast and effective availability

With the implementation of market coupling on CWE, the PXs Gate Closure Time (GCT) has been postponed from 11 am (CET)  to 12 am (CET).
RTE and the french power generators (through the Union Française de l’Electricité (in French only)) have taken a certain number of commitments that will be fulfilled : most of the data related to Power generation in France will be released at 11am (CET) , namely one hour before GCT

Short term availability forecast at the daily peak time : D+1 to D+7


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Forecast table : Availabilty in MW - Last update
Day Nuclear Coal Gas Fuel-oil + Peak Lake hydropower Hydropower
Friday - 25/04/2014 44774 2410 3322 1701 11385 8885
Saturday - 26/04/2014 43906 2410 3326 1701 12133 9258
Sunday - 27/04/2014 45296 2410 3323 1701 12133 9258
Monday - 28/04/2014 46422 2410 3339 1491 11359 8907
Tuesday - 29/04/2014 46625 2410 3337 1484 11438 8876
Wednesday - 30/04/2014 46985 2410 3334 1491 11036 9053
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NR : not received. Data from at least one generator have not been received by RTE.

Data per generating units

For the short and medium term, the detail per generating unit of availability forecasts is displayed for each generating unit larger than 100 MW. Click on the link to access detailed data per generating unit.

Origin of data

Availability forecasts are compiled by generators. RTE publishes two informations : aggregated availability forecast per type of generation technology and detailed availability forecasts per generating unit.

Published availability forecasts only take into account outages that are known for certain ; the risk of unplanned outage is not considered in these data.

The published data represent the forecasted net available power : the power consumed for the functioning needs of generating units (consumption of auxiliary transformer) is not estimated.

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