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
W37 49143 2725 2095 2274 8588 7199
W38 48649 2755 2141 2192 9052 7188
W39 47779 2755 2890 2022 9769 7204
W40 49220 3005 3550 2667 9740 7361
W41 50247 3005 3454 3954 9672 7631
W42 50662 3005 3679 5349 11007 7736
W43 52320 3005 4100 5884 10540 7984
W44 53029 2755 4223 6569 11634 8042
W45 54397 3585 4223 6766 10975 8673
W46 54178 3585 4223 6766 12142 8870
W47 54843 3585 4223 6766 11811 8825
W48 58067 3585 4223 6766 12513 8842
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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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