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
W32 50002 2990 2079 1718 10292 8070
W33 51857 2990 2492 1786 10474 8132
W34 51553 2990 3368 1786 10466 7921
W35 50534 2990 3368 1701 9113 7522
W36 48866 2990 3368 2236 8349 7411
W37 49198 2755 2967 2321 9104 7273
W38 51163 2755 2967 2192 9302 7059
W39 49597 2755 3368 2022 9696 7142
W40 49351 3005 3735 2667 10344 7464
W41 50260 3005 3885 3954 9828 7653
W42 51060 3005 4110 5349 10848 7713
W43 52333 3005 4223 5884 11255 7920
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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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