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) 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



Medium term availability forecast at the weekly peak time : W+2 to W+13



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Forecast table 2014 (in MW) - Last update
Week Nuclear Coal Gas Fuel-oil + Peak Lake hydropower Hydropower
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Forecast table 2015 (in MW) - Last update
Week Nuclear Coal Gas Fuel-oil + Peak Lake hydropower Hydropower
W01 61344 2425 5062 6163 12976 9232
W02 61795 3585 5064 6848 13033 9022
W03 61734 3585 5064 6848 12793 8987
W04 61663 3585 5064 6848 12863 8915
W05 60307 3585 5064 6848 12794 8950
W06 58951 3585 5063 6848 13105 8972
W07 58166 3585 5063 6848 13179 8992
W08 56853 3585 5063 6848 13179 9022
W09 55522 3585 5063 6848 12875 8966
W10 55154 3005 5059 6848 12708 9036
W11 55083 3005 5059 6848 11499 8857
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NR : not received. Data from at least one generator have not been received by RTE.
The following rule is implemented when on week W, RTE does not receive data from one generator for one generation technology : the latest data received from the generator (usually W-1) are aggregated with data supplied by other generators on week W to compute the availability values for weeks W+2 to W+12. RTE does not publish data for the week W+13 for this technology.

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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