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30/12/2003

Source : RTE

Allocation of transfer capacities on the Italian Northwest border for 2004.

GRTN and RTE publish the results of the annual allocation of capacities on the Italian North-West border for 2004.

30/12/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Transfer capacities / France - Italy Interconnection.

RTE and GRTN update the results of the annual allocation of capacities on the Italian North-West border for 2004.

22/12/2003

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Interconnections / France - Italy interconnection.

RTE and GRTN implement for 2004 a joint mechanism for allocation of capacity on the France-Italy interconnection.

16/12/2003

Source : RTE

RTE and Elia plan to strengthen the France-Belgium interconnection.

RTE and Elia plan to strengthen the existing 380,000 volt linking Avelin (France) and Avelgem (Belgium), with work set to begin in the second semester of 2004.

10/12/2003

Source : RTE

News / Press kit.

RTE takes over Houillères du Bassin de Lorraine's high voltage electricity network.

30/10/2003

Source : RTE

New issue of the Access Rules for Imports and Exports on the French Public Power Transmission Network.

New arrangements for capacity allocation concerning Germany, Switzerland and Spain will come into force as 1st November 2003.

21/10/2003

Source : RTE

Measuring French consumption more accurately.

From 01/11/033, RTE will be in a position to measure total electricity consumption in France more accurately, by taking into account all generating plants.

13/10/2003

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Interconnections.

RTE is publishing version 1.3 of the Access Rules for Imports and Exports on the French Public Power Transmission Network.

06/10/2003

Source : RTE

Use of interconnection capacities: Published data enhanced.

RTE publishes extra data on the use of interconnections.

02/10/2003

Source : RTE

Black-out in Italy: RTE calls for the creation of an international investigation commission.

RTE has asked the UCTE to create an investigation commission, tasked with bringing to light the reasons behind the incident that took place in Italy in the early hours of the 28th September 2003.

28/09/2003

Source : RTE

Italy cut off from the European network.

Following the successive deconnection of all the electricity highways linking it with Switzerland, Austria and France, Italy was deprived of electricity from 3:30 this morning.

26/09/2003

Source : RTE

RTE is celebrating 50 years of helicopter services and work on the electricity transmission system.

On 26th September at Aurons (Bouches-du-Rhône Department), RTE celebrated its 50th anniversary of helicopter work on surveillance, maintenance and construction of its lines.

28/08/2003

Source : RTE

France - Spain Interconnection

Capacity reduction to 800 MW on the France-Spain interconnection on the 30th August 2003 from 17:00 to 20:00.

21/08/2003

Source : RTE

The situation is improving on the French electric system.

The end of the heat wave drastically reduces the risk of power cuts.

11/08/2003

Source : RTE

2002 Reliability Report on the French power system.

RTE publishes the 2002 Reliability Report on the French power system. It shows how reliability is being maintained on the system, in a context of continued institutional development.

22/07/2003

Source : RTE

Joint notice GRTN-RTE with regard to reductions of the transmission capacity on France-Italy interconnection, during the month of August 2003

GRTN and RTE publish the available capacity for the Italian free market and coefficients b, to be applied to the assigned bands of every recipients, for the intermediate period in August 2003.

18/07/2003

Source : RTE

RTE's 2002 activity report going on line

RTE's 2002 activity report is on line on its website. This year the report is placed under the sign of Quality, a concept that has been applied throughout RTE in 2002.

03/07/2003

Source : RTE

News / Optical fibres: Partnership between RTE and the General Council of La Manche.

The General Council of La Manche Department and RTE are forming a partnership for the development of access to digital technologies in the Department.

26/06/2003

Source : RTE

André Merlin re-elected as Chairman of ETSO.

André MERLIN, Director of RTE and Chairman of the European Energy and Transport Forum, has been re-elected as Chairman of ETSO.

25/06/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Block Exchange Notification (NEB).

RTE now publishes monthly data on Block Exchange Notifications.

06/06/2003

Source : RTE

RTE Provisional report 2006 ? 2015

RTE publishes its forecasts concerning the balance between demand and supply of electricity in both the medium and long term, and an assessment of new production capacity requirements.

02/06/2003

Source : RTE

Offers and services / France - Italy interconnection.

RTE and GRTN change the nomination time of the allocation mechanism for export capacities on the French-Italian border to make it consistant with market times.

30/05/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / France-Belgium Interconnection.

Prolongation of the current mechanism of allocation of capacity France to Belgium until October 1st, 2003.

28/05/2003

Source : RTE

Life of power system / France-England Interconnection.

Full capacity (2000 MW) recovery on the France-England Interconnector from the 30 may 2003 ; additional 500 MW capacity available on the auction of 28 may.

27/05/2003

Source : RTE

East European High-Speed Line (Ligne à Grande Vitesse Est - LGV) Power Connection Project.

RTE is entrusted with the electrical connection of the 5 substations powering the East European High-Speed Line. The consultation documents concerning the Cuperly substation are available on the Web.

07/05/2003

Source : RTE

Network access / Tariffs / Estimate the monthly variable part.

A tariff simulation calculator is available free of charge on our site.

06/05/2003

Source : RTE

Utilisation of interconnection capacity: Proposed Net Capacity from Spain to France.

RTE publishes the France-Spain import PNC viewed on D-2.

05/05/2003

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Compensation for losses.

As of today, RTE proposes a new qualification file to take part in the energy call for tenders that it will be organising periodically up to June 2004 so as to compensate for system losses.

05/05/2003

Source : RTE

Information concerning the restart-up of the 225 kV interconnection line between Pragnères (France) and Biescas (Spain).

The restoration of power to the Pragnères - Biescas line is scheduled for 7 May 2003. The interconnection capacity from France to Spain will then return to its usual level (1,400 MW).

24/04/2003

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection: information on the repair of the submarine cable.

The repair of the submarine cable of the France-United Kingdom DC link damaged on 6 March will be longer than intially foreseen: restoration of full capacity to be scheduled not before early June 2003

14/04/2003

Source : RTE

Environment section : new publication.

Intended for property owners and works contractors mandated by EDF and RTE, the vegetation control guide includes recommendations for the purpose of improving the quality of present services.

01/04/2003

Source : RTE

Successful start-up of the Balancing Mechanism on 1st April 2003.

RTE is setting up a new market tool today, the Balancing Mechanism. Only the electricity supply and demand balancing activity had not yet been opened to competition.

31/03/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the Power System : new section Balancing Mechanism.

RTE is publishing a new sub-section today : Life of the Power System / Balancing Mechanism.

27/03/2003

Source : RTE

RTE Results 2002.

The results of RTE, the French Transmission System Operator, confirm the company's sound financial position at the end of a year placed under the sign of quality.

20/03/2003

Source : RTE

Utilisation of interconnection capacity : weekly import NTC France-Spain.

RTE is publishing the weekly import NTC between France and Spain.

11/03/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / New publication.

RTE is putting on line a new monthly publication : Electrical Energy Overview.

11/03/2003

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection.

Reduction in exchange capacity between France and United Kingdom.

20/02/2003

Source : RTE

Utilisation of interconnection capacity: imports from Spain to France.

RTE publishes the France-Spain NTC import values.

20/02/2003

Source : RTE

Information concerning the return to normal operation of the 225 kV interconnection line between Pragnères (France) and Biescas (Spain).

The 225 kV interconnection line between Pragnères (France) and Biescas (Spain) is scheduled to be put back into operation at the beginning of May 2003.

05/02/2003

Source : RTE

Information concerning the 225 kV interconnection line between Pragnères (France) and Biescas (Spain) .

Incident on the 225 kV interconnection line between Pragnères (France) and Biescas (Spain).

04/02/2003

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Block Exchange Notification (NEB).

RTE implements on 03/02/03 a new matching rule for load block exchange programmes.

04/02/2003

Source : RTE

Inauguration of the Vigy-Uchtelfangen extra high voltage line between France and Germany.

Inauguration of the Vigy-Uchtelfangen extra high voltage line between France and Germany : a political symbol of co-operation, a major technical first.

31/01/2003

Source : RTE

Utilisation of interconnection capacity : daily import-export balances

RTE publishes the export-import balance of scheduled exchanges.

23/01/2003

Source : RTE

Updating of the Balance Responsible Entity Contract.

RTE updates the Balance Responsible Entity Contract on 01/01/2003.

10/01/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Electricity consumption in France.

France reached a new electricity consumption peak on Wednesday, 8 January 2003.

10/01/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Electricity consumption in France .

On Thursday, 9 January 2003, France reached its second historical electricity consumption level.

08/01/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system: French electricity results 2002.

French electricity results: RTE announces a high increase in electricity exports to the other countries of the European Union in 2002.

08/01/2003

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Electricity consumption in France.

France has just bettered its electricity consumption record on Tuesday, 7 January 2003 - 7 p.m.