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
W18 46625 2410 3178 1484 11880 8888
W19 47245 3005 2656 1531 12404 9159
W20 50959 2755 2513 1361 10989 9098
W21 51721 2410 2513 1531 10367 9134
W22 50290 1910 2086 1701 11392 9454
W23 50344 1425 1673 1606 10857 9327
W24 49855 2020 2267 1521 10760 9000
W25 50909 2850 1802 1341 10024 8866
W26 50734 3350 1802 1426 9287 9121
W27 51920 3465 2267 1481 10410 8691
W28 55299 3700 2875 1661 10932 8762
W29 54749 3120 2494 1786 10687 8492
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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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