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13/11/2018

Source : RTE - DIRCOM

End of clients portal

05/10/2018

Source :

Maintenance operation : 11 to 15 October

Data on the DATA, Services and Publication portal applicatins and in the Personalised Customer Area Will be unavailable

13/06/2017

Source : RTE - DICAP

A new portal with new services!

26/04/2016

Source : RTE - DC

Password manager service opening

21/12/2015

Source : RTE - DC

RTE’s catalogue of services evolves

28/10/2015

Source : RTE - DC

ID public consultation launch

22/05/2014

Source : RTE - DC

E-learning - Flow Based Market Coupling

 

13/05/2014

Source : RTE - DC

South-Western and North-Western Europe day-ahead markets successfully coupled

A significant step towards an integrated European power market

24/04/2014

Source : RTE-DC

Launch of full South-Western Europe (SWE) coupling on 13 may 2014

A significant step towards an integrated European power market

16/04/2014

Source : RTE - DC

Discover the Cataliz application for Android tablets

RTE's services and catalogue are changing: discover its new features and Android application on Google Play!

13/03/2013

Source : RTE - DC

2013 Satisfaction Survey: RTE customers, have your say!

From March 18th to April 12th 2013, we'd like to hear what you have to say about our services, contracts, relations and the way you see RTE.

31/01/2013

Source : RTE - DC

Get the third issue of your newsletter "Wattelse ?"!

Read more about capacity obligations, intraday market for France-Switzerland-Germany and Cataliz our catalogue of services.

15/01/2013

Source : RTE - DC

Cataliz, our comprehensive catalogue

RTE is launching a new catalogue, designed to provide you with a simple, practical and interesting overview of its range of services. Its name? Cataliz.

13/12/2012

Source : RTE - DICAP

A new common regional transparency platform go live

 

14/11/2012

Source : RTE - DICAP

Personnal space unavailable Monday November 19th!

ATTENTION: One exceptional maintenance period is scheduled from Friday november 16th 18:00 pm to Tuesday november 20th 8:00 am.

08/11/2012

Source : RTE - DICAP

Analysis of the electricity supply-demand balance for the winter 2012-2013 period

A satisfactory situation with moderate risk of interrupted supply

31/07/2012

Source : RTE - DC

Update to the ARENH Rules

RTE is publishing the first version of the Rules on the Transmission of Data for Regulated Access to Incumbent Nuclear Electricity (ARENH), applicable as of July 5th 2012.

18/04/2012

Source : RTE - DC

Get the first issue of "Watt Else?"!

 

28/02/2012

Source : RTE - DC

A new webpage dedicated to ARENH

Find out the functioning of ARENH mechanism and RTE related missions.

26/01/2012

Source : DCOM

Transparency in the French electricity market: UFE and RTE publish additional information on French electricity generation

A new page for a clearer view of the generation supply available in France

23/01/2012

Source : RTE - DC

A new year, a new homepage for the Customer Website!

For 2012, we are giving the RTE Customer Website a new look.

19/01/2012

Source : RTE - DICAP

Successful launch for the new intraday allocation process on France-Switzerland interconnection.

On January 17th 2012, at 9pm, RTE and its Swiss counterpart Swissgrid have successfully launched the new intraday continuous allocation process between France and Switzerland.

06/12/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

Update of the France/Switzerland web pages

To take into account the introduction of new capacity allocation mechanisms on the France/Switzerland border, RTE publishes today updated web pages:

01/12/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

Processing applications for connection of generation facilities

RTE publishes a revised version of the procedure for processing applications for connection of generation facilities applicable from 1st December 2011.

09/11/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE's analysis of the supply-demand balance for winter 2011-2012

RTE today publishes its analysis of the electricity supply-demand balance for the winter period 2011-2012.

24/10/2011

Source : RTE-DICAP

ENTSO-E to hold regional workshops on the ten-year network development plan and regional investment plans 2012

The workshops will focus on methodologies preliminary results.

18/10/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

RTE launches a new working group dedicated to grid connexion of new interconnectors, within CFAI (Committee for Access to Interconnectors).

RTE is expanding the scope of the consultation within the transmission system users' committee (CURTE): with a new working group will focus on the connection of new interconnectors.

06/10/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

EIB, Inelfe, RTE and REE sign EUR 350m loan contract to finance construction of France-Spain power interconnector

First trans-European direct current link using innovative technology

24/09/2011

Source :

Technical issues today of RTE's Information System : back to normal at 17:15

After some dysfunctionment today on our information system, service is back to normal

20/09/2011

Source : RTE-DICAP-D2M

UPDATED : Forecast and effective availability of generation units in France unavailable on RTE Customers website

Some sets of transparency data were not published by RTE due to technical dysfunctions

07/09/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

New CURTE group for dialogue on grid connection for an offshore wind concession

To provide industry players with all the information they need on grid connection for the offshore wind energy concession, RTE is launching a new group, as part of the CURTE's Network Access Committee

31/08/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE publishes the 2011 Generation Adequacy Report

This sixth edition of the French generation adequacy forecast report has been established under the aegis of the public authorities and following consultations of stakeholders.

28/07/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

Findings from the 2010 Satisfaction Survey

We would like to thank our customers who took the time to participate in this survey, and invite you to find out more about the main findings and FAQs.

15/07/2011

Source : UFE - RTE

Transparency : evolution of nuclear's availability data

Improvement of quality of forecasts of nuclear groups' availability

13/07/2011

Source : RTE-DICAP

Forecast supply-demand balance for summer 2011: trends published by RTE on June 9th are confirmed.

The elements available in mid-July confirm the trends published on June 9th by RTE.

08/07/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

RTE is updating the list of substations in which capacity is reserved as part of offshore tenders

RTE is updating the list of substations in the area of ​​St Nazaire.

05/07/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

RTE facilitates service subscription and access requests

RTE is continuing its business modernisation process by offering uniquely interactive service subscription forms.

30/06/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

New rules relative to the Balance Responsible Entity system

RTE publishes a new version of Section 2 of the Rules on Programming, the Balancing Mechanism and the Balance Responsible Entity system, to take effect on 1st of July 2011.

29/06/2011

Source : RTE-DICAP

Delay in transparency publications on RTE's Customer website

Some data regarding electricty generation were published with delay due to a technical dysfunction.

27/06/2011

Source : RTE ? D2M

Evolution of the publications made on RTE's Customers Portal

RTE improves its publications on the Customers Portal.

08/06/2011

Source : RTE DICAP

Analysis of the supply-demand balance for summer 2011

The forecast supply-demand balance for electricity in mainland France presents a low risk throughout summer 2011.

27/05/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE is updating its national temperature reference base, with help from Météo-France

From June 2011, RTE is updating both the panel of stations used to calculate its national temperature index and the reference temperatures used to adjust demand for temperature contingencies.

16/05/2011

Source : RTE - SGC

RTE publishes an update to potentially available capacity values for the HVB1 (63 and 90 kV) and HVB2 (225 kV) networks

These new values are based on a more accurate calculation of the transmission capacities of PTS infrastructures.

01/03/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE publishes the "Access to Interconnexions" brochure

Visit the Customer Section of the website to find the ?Access to Interconnexions? brochure, which gives a detailed explanation of how the access to the European energy market works.

31/01/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

Customer Area off line for maintenance starting Monday Jan. 31 at 19:45 to Tuesday Feb. 1st at 8:00

Our technicians will be carrying out essential maintenance on our servers to improve the performance of the Customer Area.

17/01/2011

Source : RTE - DICAP

Next decisive step towards a single European Electricity Market

The NorNed cable successfully joins the interregional market coupling between Central-Western-Europe and the Nordic countries

14/12/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Information on unscheduled outages of generating units over 100 MW is to be provided to the market within a 30 minutes period

Major step on the road to improved transparency in fundamental data disclosure on the French electricity market

14/12/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Successful launch of the new Franco-German Intraday solution

Amprion, RTE and EnBW TNG offer a harmonized Intraday capacity allocation platform. EPEX Spot realizes integrated Franco-German Intraday market place

16/11/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE unveils "éCO2mix", a new service providing continuous information on electricity demand, generation and CO2 emissions in France

RTE's new national "éCO2mix" service is another step towards greater transparency.

15/11/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Upcoming launch of the 2010 Client Satisfaction Survey

In the next few days, RTE will be launching the 2010 edition of its client satisfaction survey.

10/11/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Successful joint launch of the Central West European price market coupling and the Central West European-Nordic tight volume coupling

A decisive step towards a single European Electricity Market

25/08/2010

Source : RTE - D2M

Update of the availability forecast data for nuclear generation

Data have been updated

29/07/2010

Source : CWE, EMCC and Nordic parties

CWE/Nordic coupling joint target launch date

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29/07/2010

Source : Source: RTE ? D2M

A New User Experience for Transparency Data

Access data through a new 'Dashboard' with a customized visual display.

22/07/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

2010 Update of the Generation Adequacy Report

The security of France's power supply should be guaranteed until 2013

02/07/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE publishes the ?Block Exchange Notifications? brochure

Visit the Customer Section of the website to find the ?Block Exchange Notifications? brochure, which gives a detailed explanation of how the service works.

01/07/2010

Source :

Moves to promote transparency in the French electricity market enter a new phase

Forecast availability, unit by unit

01/06/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Analysis of the supply-demand balance for summer 2010

For temperatures close to seasonal norms, the forecast supply-demand balance for electricity shows no particular difficulties throughout the summer of 2010.

28/05/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

RTE publishes the ?Balancing Mechanism? brochure

Visit the consumer's website to download the ?Balancing Mechanism? brochure, containing updated information.

21/05/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

Your views on the Customer Services Portal

In March, we ran a survey to find out what you think of the Customer Services Portal of our website. And the response was very positive, with over 50% of you responding.

19/03/2010

Source : Claire Niclot - Director, Key Accounts Service

A few words from Claire Niclot, Key Accounts Department Manager, about RTE's new web services

10/03/2010

Source : RTE - DICAP

"Guaranteeing Reliability Together" seminars

Power system reliability is everybody's business.

21/01/2010

Source : RTE DICAP

New corporate website and Customer Website only address being now http://clients.rte-france.com

The Customer website only address is now http://clients.rte-france.com

08/12/2009

Source : RTE - DICAP

Energy saving back on the agenda! More!

RTE and its partners relaunch the demand response initiative: "EcoWatt in Brittany - Using Energy Responsibly"

01/12/2009

Source : RTE

RTE improves publications in the Customer's Area, read more!

Within the framework of the continuous improvement of your Customer's Area, RTE will now publish, each month and for each interconnection, the Net Transfer Capacity (NTC) of the coming month.

30/10/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

Analysis of the electricity supply-demand balance for the winter period 2009-2010: a situation less favourable than in previous years.

A situation significantly less favourable than in previous years. The risk of an interruption in supply nonetheless remains moderate, except in the event of an intense and sustained cold snap.

29/10/2009

Source : RTE - DICAP

With RTE, manage your contractual data in just a few clicks

You asked, we listened. A new personalized customer section of the RTE is set to open on 29 October, giving you online access to your contractual data.

28/10/2009

Source : RTE

Interconnexion France-Angleterre (IFA) Outage

Switching to commence restoration of full IFA capability will take place today Wednesday afternoon 28th October 2009.

08/10/2009

Source : DICAP

Interconnexion France-Angleterre (IFA) Outage

Maintenance outage expected to last until Friday 9th October is being extended to the end of October.

04/09/2009

Source : RTE

Electrical Energy Statistics for France: definitive 2008 data.

RTE publishes on-line English version of the publication "Electrical Energy Statistics for France" detailing the definitive 2008 statistical data.

22/07/2009

Source : DICAP

The security of France's power supply should be guaranteed until 2013 : generation adequacy report 2009

RTE periodically establishes a multi-annual forecast report on the balance of electricity supply and demand in France.

21/07/2009

Source : DICAP

Potentially Available Capacities now available for 63, 90 and 225 kV grids

Potentially Available Capacities are now available on RTE's website for 63, 90 and 225 kV grids.

17/07/2009

Source : RTE

New rules on Programming the Balance Responsible Entity system, to take effect on 20th July 2009

RTE publishes a new version of Section 2 of the Rules on Programming, the Balancing Mechanism and the Balance Responsible Entity system, to take effect on 20th July 2009.

24/06/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

Welcome to the improved Customer Website !

A more efficient and simple Customer Website is on line.

22/06/2009

Source : RTE

Update on forecast analysis of the supply - demand balance for summer 2009

RTE is publishing an update to its forecast analysis of the balance between supply and demand for electricity over the coming summer, for the whole of mainland France.

18/06/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

RTE contributes to the economic stimulus plan and renews part of its helicopter fleet

RTE contributes to the economic stimulus plan and renews part of its helicopter fleet

08/06/2009

Source : RTE

Analysis of the supply-demand balance for summer 2009

For summer 2009, generation available in France should be sufficient to cover electricity demand, unless there is a sustained heatwave.

02/06/2009

Source : RTE-SGC

June 24th: an improved version of the Customer Website goes on line

A more efficient and simple Customer Website in June

25/05/2009

Source : DICAP

Harmonization of cross-border capacities periodic auctions on CWE region : step 2

Harmonization of cross-border capacities periodic auctions on CWE region : step 2

15/05/2009

Source : DICAP

National Grid joins Elia and RTE in Coreso

National Grid, the british TSO, joins Elia (Belgium) and RTE (France) in Coreso

07/05/2009

Source : RTE

France-England interconnection: results of the monthly auctions

Results of the monthly auctions organised by RTE and National Grid : 150 MW proposed in the direction France to England, and 150 MW proposed in the direction England to France.

02/04/2009

Source : RTE

France-England interconnection: results of the monthly auctions.

Results of the monthly auctions organised by RTE and National Grid : 150 MW proposed in the direction France to England, and 150 MW proposed in the direction England to France.

17/03/2009

Source : RTE

France-England interconnection: results of the monthly auctions.

Results of the monthly auctions organised by RTE and National Grid : 300 MW proposed in the direction France to England, and 300 MW proposed in the direction England to France.

10/03/2009

Source : RTE

France-England interconnection: results of the quarterly auctions.

Results of the quarterly auctions organised by RTE and National Grid : 150 MW proposed in the direction France to England, and 150 MW proposed in the direction England to France.

23/02/2009

Source : RTE-SGC

RTE's new computerized Guarantee Of Origin tracking system goes online

A new system for tracking ownership of Guarantees of Origin

18/02/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

Coreso, the first technical coordination centre shared by several electricity transmission system operators in Europe, inaugurated in Brussels

Coreso, created by RTE and Elia, is a regional technical coordination centre shared by several european electricity transmission system operators

10/02/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

Today's storm in the northern half of France : minor impact on the power transmission network

Storm in the northern half of France has a minor impact on the power transmission network

29/01/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

South of France: Service restored to the entire RTE power transmission network

Service restored to the entire RTE power transmission network within 5 days.

29/01/2009

Source : RTE-DICAP

RTE and the European Investment Bank agree a deal to finance the development of the public electricity transmission network

RTE and the European Investment Bank agree a ¤400m deal to finance the development of the public electricity transmission network

26/01/2009

Source : DICAP

11:30 am - Further improvements to the restoration of power transmission in the South of France: Over two-thirds of substations back in operation

In the last few hours, RTE's teams have successfully restored power to more infrastructures affected by last Saturday's severe weather.

25/01/2009

Source : DICAP

Storms in the South-West : France-Spain Transmission system operators RTE and REE cooperating closely

The French and Spanish power transmission system operators, RTE (Réseau de Transport d'Electricité) and REE (Red Electrica España), have strengthened cooperation measures

24/01/2009

Source :

South-West France: severe weather causes major power outages

Violent storms in the Aquitaine region of France

01/12/2008

Source : RTE

A renovated Customers Section on RTE website.

RTE has implemented a renovated customers section on its website.

03/11/2008

Source : RTE

Incident today on the 400,000 volt power line between Marseilles and Nice

Incident on the 400,000 volt power transmission line linking Marseilles and Nice

29/10/2008

Source : RTE

Efficiency, transparency and information sharing: the new CURTE website.

New website dedicated to the consultation system, open to all members of the CURTE (Transmission System Users Committee) from 29 October 2008.

28/10/2008

Source : RTE

Analysis of the winter period 2008-2009: moderate risk of interrupted supply.

At normal temperatures forecasts for the supply-demand balance for the winter period are more favourable than for last winter with the exception of January when the situation is expected to be tighter

17/09/2008

Source : RTE

Electrical Energy Statistics for France: definitive 2007 data.

RTE publishes on-line English version of the publication "Electrical Energy Statistics for France" detailing the definitive 2007 statistical data.

02/06/2008

Source : RTE

Supply-demand balance for summer 2008.

For summer 2008, generation available in France should be sufficient to cover electricity demand, unless there is a sustained heatwave.

29/05/2008

Source : RTE

Consumption Forecast / RTE is publishing more information on its website.

In addition to the daily load curve of the power comsumption and the forecasts estimated the previous day, RTE is now set to begin publishing the forecasts of the comsumption estimated the current day

02/02/2007

Source : RTE

Impact of the ?Five Minutes' Respite for the Planet? operation on French electricity consumption.

RTE publishes a press release detailing the impact of the ?Five Minutes' Respite for the Planet? operation on French electricity consumption.

22/12/2005

Source : RTE

English version of the 2004 Power System Reliability Handbook.

RTE goes on-line with the English version of the 2004 Power System Reliability Handbook.

14/12/2005

Source : RTE

Auctions on France-Italy interconnection.

RTE has decided to postpone the annual auction planned today on the France ? Italy Interconnection to Monday the 19th of December 2005.

06/12/2005

Source : RTE

RTE publishes the new access conditions to the interconnections.

RTE publishes the version 2.0 of the Rules on Access to the French P T S for Imports and Exports, the version 1.0 of the Capacity Allocation Rules for the France-Belgium Interconnection.

05/12/2005

Source : RTE

RTE publishes the new access conditions to the French-German interconnection.

RTE publishes the French-German Interconnection Capacity Access Rules. They are enforced for the allocation of interconnection capacities on the French-German border from the beginning of 2006.

21/11/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-Belgian border. RTE and Elia to renew for December the joint provisions adopted since September.

RTE and Elia will renew for December 2005 the joint provisions adopted since September on allocating capacity at the French-Belgian border.

21/11/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-German border. RTE to renew for December the provisions adopted since September.

RTE will renew for December 2005 the provisions adopted since September on allocating capacity at the French-German border.

07/11/2005

Source : RTE

Winter outlook for supply-demand balance of next winter: slim risk of interrupted supply.

RTE has conducted an analysis of the winter period 2005-2006: the outlook is more positive than last year at normal temperatures, due to the good level of availability of generating facilities.

31/10/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and National Grid will launch, tomorrow 1st November 2005, Issue 6 of the IFA Access Rules.

RTE and National Grid will launch, tomorrow 1st November 2005, Issue 6 of IFA Access Rules, which facilitates reassignment between IFA Users.

24/10/2005

Source : RTE

Draft version 2.0 of the rules on imports and exports is available on RTE' site.

Version 2.0 of the Rules on Access to the French Public Transmission System for Imports and Exports is available in draft version, on RTE' site.

21/10/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-Belgian border. RTE and Elia to renew for November the joint provisions adopted in September and October

RTE and Elia will renew for November 2005 the joint provisions adopted in September and October on allocating capacity at the French-Belgian border.

21/10/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-German border. RTE to renew for November the provisions adopted in September and October

RTE will renew for November 2005 the provisions adopted in September and October on allocating capacity at the French-German border.

20/10/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and National Grid are publishing Issue 6 of the IFA Access Rules, which will come into force the 1st November 2005.

RTE and National Grid publish today Issue 6 of IFA Access Rules, which will come into force the 1st November 2005 and which facilitate reassignment between IFA Users.

19/10/2005

Source : RTE

Electrical energy statistics for France: definitive 2004 data.

RTE publishes on-line English version of definitive statistical data on electricity flows in France and network facilities in 2004.

14/10/2005

Source : RTE

Reinforcing the connection between France and Belgium : RTE and Elia enter the final phase of work on the Avelin-Avelgem link

RTE and Elia have entered the final phase of work in October and November to reinforce the interconnector Avelin?Avelgem, in order to see the new line operational by the end of November 2005.

05/10/2005

Source : RTE

RTE publishes its Code of Good Practice.

RTE is today set to publish its Code of Good Practice, setting out the internal organisational measures taken to prevent the risk of discriminatory practices affecting network access.

03/10/2005

Source : RTE

Monday 3rd October 2005. RTE presents to Mr Loos its Generation Adequacy Report on the electricity supply - demand balance up to 2016.

Monday 3rd October 2005, RTE presented the 2005 edition of its Generation Adequacy Report on the electricity supply - demand balance, to industry minister Mr Loos, during his visit to the CNES.

21/09/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-Belgian border : RTE and Elia to renew for October the joint provisions adopted in September.

RTE and Elia will renew for October 2005 the joint provisions adopted in September on allocating capacity at the French-Belgian border.

21/09/2005

Source : RTE

Allocation of capacity at the French-German border : RTE to renew for October the provisions adopted in September.

RTE will renew for October 2005 the provisions adopted in September on allocating capacity at the French-German border.

20/09/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and National Grid introduce a new overnight gate-closure for intra-daily nominations on IFA 2000.

RTE and National Grid allow intraday renominations at 3am (Paris local time) from 21st September.

14/09/2005

Source : RTE

The RTE Management Board, chaired by André Merlin, is appointed.

The RTE Management Board, chaired by André Merlin, is appointed.

13/09/2005

Source : RTE

2004 Reliability Report on the French power system.

RTE publishes the 2004 Reliability Report on the French power system. Reliability levels have been maintained over the course of a year which shows many signs of progress.

08/09/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and National Grid introduce the 21st September 2005 a new overnight gate-closure for intra-daily nominations on IFA 2000.

RTE and National Grid publish today Issue 5.1 of IFA Access Rules that allows intraday renominations at 3am (Paris local time) from 21st September.

18/08/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and Elia implement joint provision on capacity allocated at the French-Belgian border for September 2005.

RTE and Elia, are implementing a joint provision on allocating capacity at the French-Belgian border for September 2005. The capacity available to the market for September will increase of 350 MW.

18/08/2005

Source : RTE

RTE implements a new provision on capacity allocated at the French-German border for September 2005.

RTE implements a new provision on capacity allocated at the French-German border for September 2005.

09/08/2005

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Network access.

Today, RTE publishes a summary of its third customer satisfaction survey.

29/07/2005

Source : RTE

RTE and its Algerian counterpart sign an important cooperation agreement

RTE and GRTE, the operator of the Algerian electric transmission network, signed a general cooperation agreement this morning in order to reinforce their working relations.

22/07/2005

Source : RTE

Inauguration of a WiMAX experiment on July 22, in the presence of François Loos, Delegated Minister for Industry

François Loos, Delegated Minister for Industry, and André Merlin, RTE Chief Executive Officer, have inaugurated a new high-speed wireless Internet access test in Alsace

27/06/2005

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Import-Export Rules 1.5.

Version 1.5 of the Rules comes into force today, 27/06/05. The number and the timetable of the intradays gates (except IFA) change from the 21:00 gate for application 28/06/05.

21/06/2005

Source : RTE

Publication of the Annual Report 2004 of RTE.

The Annual report 2004 of RTE is on line.

23/05/2005

Source : RTE

Journey to the centre of the interconnections: building the European electricity network and strengthening security of supply.

On 4 May 2005, RTE organised a press trip looking at the France-England and France-Belgium interconnections, attended by the European Commissioner for Energy, Andris Piebalgs.

11/05/2005

Source : RTE

RTE today signed a co-operation agreement with its counterpart the State Grid Corporation of China in Beijing

André Merlin, Director of RTE and Liu Zhenya, Chairman of SGCC, have signed a co-operation agreement between their two companies, in Beijing on Wednesday 11th May

10/05/2005

Source : RTE

RTE publishes version 1.5 of the rules on imports and exports, which will be applied from 27th June 2005.

Version 1.5 of the Rules on Access to the French Public Transmission System for Imports and Exports will come into force from 27th June 2005.

04/05/2005

Source : RTE

RTE publishes its first development plan for transmission system.

RTE is publishing the first development plan for the public transmission system, which presents a shared vision of the developments needed in the network over the next ten to fifteen years.

08/04/2005

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Conditions governing access to the France - Italy Interconnection.

RTE publishes the Access Rules for exports on the France-Italy interconnection for the year 2005, version 2.

31/03/2005

Source : RTE

RTE's results for 2004

2004 proved to be a crucial year, which culminated with RTE unveiling highly encouraging technical and financial results.

28/02/2005

Source : RTE

RTE announces record electricity consumption of 86,024 MW, at 7.15pm on 28th February 2005.

RTE announces record electricity consumption of 86,024 MW, at 7.15pm on 28th February 2005. France imported approximately 3% of its consumption from Spain and Germany.

27/01/2005

Source : RTE

RTE announces record electricity consumption at 7.03pm on Wednesday 26th January.

The record for electricity consumption in France was beaten at 7.03pm on Wednesday 26th January, with a consumption peak of 84,706 megawatts.

20/01/2005

Source : RTE

News / Press kit / Inauguration of the La Muette substation.

RTE and EDF Réseau Distribution inaugurated the electricity substation at La Muette, the latest stage in the programme aimed at securing the power supply to the west of Paris.

17/01/2005

Source : RTE

Electricity Report 2004.

French electricity consumption grew strongly in 2004, with a more fluid market, 70% of which is now open to competition.

21/12/2004

Source : RTE

Electricity consumption / Load forecast for the coming week.

From 21st December, RTE is publishing a load forecast for all hours in the coming week, in place of the at-a-glance service currently available.

21/12/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Conditions governing access to the France - Italy Interconnection.

RTE publishes the Access Rules for Exports on the France-Italy Interconnection for the year 2005.

07/12/2004

Source : RTE

Life of the Power System / Transfer Capacities / France - England interconnection.

Use of the France - England Interconnection capacities : publishing of the balanced exchange programme after each intraday Gate closure.

30/11/2004

Source : RTE

RTE opens up access to the French Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector.

RTE opens today the Access to the French Balancing Mechanism through the France-Spain interconnector.

08/11/2004

Source : RTE

RTE opens up access to the French Balancing Mechanism to IFA Users.

RTE opens today the Access to the French Balancing Mechanism to IFA Users. It provides to IFA Users the option of making offers on the French Balancing Mechanism from the IFA at the day-ahead stage.

27/10/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Publications.

From 2nd november 04 on, RTE is offering a new optional service Dat@ RTE : Dat@ RTE - Balance Responsible Forecast Position, for Balance Responsible entities.

20/10/2004

Source : RTE

Electrical Energy Statistics for France: definitive 2003 data.

RTE publishes on-line English version of the publication Electrical Energy Statistics for France detailing the definitive 2003 statistical data.

12/10/2004

Source : RTE

RTE publishes version 1.4 of the rules on imports and exports, which will apply from 1st December 2004.

Version 1.4 of the Rules on Access to the French Public Transmission System for Imports and Exports will come into force from 1st December 2004.

12/10/2004

Source : RTE

André Merlin re-elected President of the European Energy and Transport Forum.

André Merlin, chief executive officer of RTE, was today re-elected President of the European Energy and Transport Forum, following the constitutive meeting in Brussels.

29/09/2004

Source : RTE

Suppliers section.

RTE is publishing a new section dedicated to potential and current suppliers.

16/09/2004

Source : RTE

RTE sets up a new CURTE working group dedicated to the technical reference code.

RTE invites industry players directly concerned by use of the public transmission system to take part in the CURTE's work on RTE's technical reference code.

16/09/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Block Exchange Notifications.

NEB : RTE reduces the delay for taking into account data from 3 hours to 1 hour after each Gate Closure time and sets up a new Gate Closure at 2:00 a. m. for intraday bilateral trade on 2004.09.20.

06/09/2004

Source : RTE

2003 Reliability Report on the French power system.

RTE publishes the 2003 Reliability Report on the French power system. Despite unusually high demand, reliability levels have been maintained over the course of a year marked by several blackouts.

28/07/2004

Source : RTE

RTE improves the system implementing intraday transactions on the interconnections.

RTE brings into service a secure electronic message system to manage intraday transactions on the interconnections as a replacement for fax.

27/07/2004

Source : RTE

RTE confirms ISO 9001 and 14001 certification.

The monitoring audit conducted in March and May 2004 has confirmed RTE's ISO 9001 V2000 certification, and extended ISO 14001 certification to all bodies.

21/07/2004

Source : RTE

Referencing players in the French electricity market at 1 July 2004

The information system managing the deregulation of the French electricity market on 1 July 2004 allocates a unique reference to each player.

01/07/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Connection / Generation / Accommodation capacities.

RTE is publishing the accommodation capacities of substations on the transmission grid.

01/07/2004

Source : RTE

Publication of information linked to the new balance Responsible Entities mechanism, put in place on 1st July 2004.

RTE is making available public information regarding the new process for calculating balance responsible Entities imbalances, operational since 1st July 2004.

01/07/2004

Source : RTE

Life of the power system / Balancing Mechanism.

Starting from 1st july 2004, RTE makes available the balancing energy volumes per half hourly period and the validated Imbalance Settlement Prices over the last 3 months.

29/06/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and Services.

RTE has modified the presentation of its Offers and Services pages regarding Programming, the Balancing Mechanism, the Balance Responsible Entity System and the Block Exchanges Service.

23/06/2004

Source : RTE

The RTE Annual Report for 2003 goes on-line.

The 2003 Annual Report of RTE in english version is now on-line.

12/05/2004

Source : RTE

Who are we ? / Publications / RTE Annual Report 2003.

The RTE Annual Report for 2003 is on line.

29/03/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Rules relative to BR-BM-Programming on 01/04/04.

RTE takes into account the Futures of Powernext and a new Gate Closure at 3.00 a.m. for the Block Exchange Notification service in an evolution of the rules relative to BR-BM-Programming on 01/04/04.

23/03/2004

Source : RTE

Electrical energy statistics for France: definitive 2002 data.

RTE publishes on-line English version of definitive statistical data on electricity flows in France and network facilities in 2002.

16/03/2004

Source : RTE

RTE's results 2003.

RTE's results for 2003 are above target. Our turnover has grown strongly and net income has almost tripled. This has enabled us to continue our debt reduction programme.

27/02/2004

Source : RTE

RTE and National Grid implement a service of intra-daily nominations on IFA 2000 and introduce weekend and season auction products.

RTE and National Grid publish today issue 5 of IFA Access Rules that allows renominations within the day and propose also capacity auctions for weekends and seasons.

17/02/2004

Source : RTE

French National Avifauna Committee created.

To share responsibility for France's skies, RTE, EDF, FNE and LPO have set up a National Avifauna Committee.

10/02/2004

Source : RTE

Offers and Services / Balancing services / Block Exchange Notifications.

RTE sets up a new Gate Closure at 3:00 a. m. for intraday bilateral trade on 2004.02.18.

07/01/2004

Source : RTE

French electricity report 2003.

2003 saw a growth in electricity consumption in France, a global increase in cross-border commercial exchanges, but also a drop in the net export balance.

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.

31/12/2002

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom interconnection.

Reduction of exchange capacity between France and England. Update.

27/12/2002

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom interconnection

Reduction of exchange capacity between France and England.

19/12/2002

Source : RTE

The 2002 edition of the memento on electrical system security now on-line.

The new 2002 edition of the memento addressing electrical system security was issued last July. Its on-line publication today meets large expectations.

18/12/2002

Source : RTE

France -Italy interconnection.

GRTN and RTE publish the results of the first part of the allocation of capacities on the North-West border of Italy.

10/12/2002

Source : RTE

France-Italy Interconnection: new annual allocation mechanism.

RTE and GRTN are setting up a joint mechanism for 2003 for the allocation of capacity on the France-Italy interconnection.

03/12/2002

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom interconnection.

Reduction of exchange capacity between France and England.

03/12/2002

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Block exchange notification.

RTE has implemented yesterday 12/02/2002 the windows at 8h00, 14h00 and 17h00 for intraday block exchange.

02/12/2002

Source : RTE

Setting up of a technical partnership between RTE and ADEME.

RTE and ADEME have signed a three-year technical partnership agreement.

19/11/2002

Source : RTE

France-Belgium interconnection.

Modalities for exchanges of energy from France to Belgium: prolongation until 30 June 2003.

13/11/2002

Source : RTE

New rules to determine the financial participation of power producers in the expenses of their connection.

New rules are applicable as of 1 November 2002 to determine the financial participation of power producers in the expenses of their connection.

06/11/2002

Source : RTE

France-Germany interconnection.

Earlier restarting on 8 November 2002 of the whole interconnection line between France and Germany.

05/11/2002

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Block exchange notification.

RTE implements the window at 20h00 for intraday block exchange.

30/10/2002

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection.

Interruption of exchange capacity between France and England

30/10/2002

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection.

Wednesday 30 October 2002, 2.30 p.m.: power restored to the DC link between France and the United Kingdom.

28/10/2002

Source : RTE

The French Balancing mechanism will start at the beginning of April 2003.

The French Balancing mechanism will start at the beginning of April 2003.

16/10/2002

Source : RTE

Comparative study of different methods for the allocation of electricity transmission capacities to the France-Belgium interconnection.

RTE and ELIA are publishing a comparative study of different methods for the allocation of electricity transmission capacities to the France-Belgium interconnection.

09/10/2002

Source : RTE

André MERLIN, new President of the European Forum of Energy and Transport .

At the end of its constitutive meeting, which was held today in Brussels, the European Forum of Energy and Transport elected André Merlin, Chief Executive Officer of RTE, as its President.

09/10/2002

Source : RTE

Electricity consumption : records of daily load forecasts and load forecasts for the next day.

Today, RTE is publishing the records of daily load forecasts and load forecasts for the next day.

07/10/2002

Source : RTE

France-Italy Interconnection: daily capacity allocation mechanism.

Today, RTE is publishing the data relative to the daily mechanism for the allocation of capacity on the France-Italy interconnection.

04/10/2002

Source : RTE

Due to a strike, some information usually published...

Due to a strike, some information usually published by RTE are missing today. Our apologies for this inconvenience.

02/10/2002

Source : RTE

Power loss forecasts.

RTE makes available records of weekly and daily power loss forecasts.

26/09/2002

Source : RTE

Offers and services / Creation of @rteria.

RTE's optical fibre offer: creation of @rteria

25/09/2002

Source : RTE

Life of the power system: new section

RTE changes the structure and content of the

24/09/2002

Source : RTE

France ? Germany interconnection.

Unprecedented co-ordination between seven European power transmission system operators for the management of power exchanges between France and Germany.

10/09/2002

Source : RTE

Access to the power transmission network: new tariff and contract.

RTE publishes the draft of the new contract for access to the public transmission network applicable as of 1 November 2002.

10/09/2002

Source : RTE

Intraday block exchange.

RTE develops the intraday block exchange service.

26/08/2002

Source : RTE

France-Italy interconnection

RTE and GRTN are publishing the draft Rules governing a daily capacity allocation mechanism which should be set up in September 2002.

26/08/2002

Source : RTE

The world of electricity is gathering in Paris.

From 25 to 30 August 2002, the 39th session of the International Council on Large Electric Systems (Cigré) will be held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris.

05/08/2002

Source : RTE

France - England Interconnection : National Grid and RTE are publishing Issue 4 of IFA Access Rules.

Today, National Grid and RTE are publishing Issue 4 of the IFA Access Rules dated 31st July 2002 and applicable from 16 August 2002.

02/07/2002

Source : RTE

Power consumption.

RTE publish the power consumption forecasts for the next week.

25/06/2002

Source : RTE

France-Belgium Interconnection.

RTE and Elia introduce new modalities for exchanges of energy from France to Belgium.

24/06/2002

Source : RTE

France-Belgium Interconnection : Conditions governing joint capacity allocation by ELIA and RTE.

ELIA and RTE publish the conditions for access to the France-Belgium interconnection applicable as of 1 July 2002.

21/06/2002

Source : RTE

Purchase of energy needed to compensate for losses on the electricity transmission network.

RTE changes its purchases to make up for technical losses and buys the energy to cover its needs for the third quarter of 2002.

12/06/2002

Source : RTE

France - Germany power interconnection.

France - Germany power interconnection : RTE increases the commercial capacity in autumn 2002.

05/06/2002

Source : RTE

France-Germany and France-Belgium Interconnections.

RTE publishes information separately on the interconnections with Germany and Belgium.

22/05/2002

Source : RTE

France-Belgium Interconnection: proposal for joint capacity allocation between ELIA and RTE.

ELIA and RTE publish the proposals concerning the conditions for access to the France-Belgium interconnection.

07/05/2002

Source : RTE

Organisation and timing for the next call for tenders to purchase energy to compensate for the losses

In June 2002, RTE will organise a call for tenders to set up energy purchase contracts to compensate for the losses of the Public Transmission Network.

30/04/2002

Source : RTE

RTE builds the electricity highway east of Paris.

RTE builds the electricity highway east of Paris.

04/04/2002

Source : RTE

RTE presents its first annual results.

The 2001 annual results of RTE (the French Transmission System Operator) offer encouraging perspectives.

28/03/2002

Source : RTE

Records of D-2 congestion costs and of Capacities and Daily Exchange Schedules.

RTE publishes the Records of D-2 congestion costs and of Capacities and Daily Exchange Schedules.

26/03/2002

Source : RTE

Transfer capacities a week and a day ahead.

RTE publishes the schedules for separate exchanges to Germany and Belgium.

26/02/2002

Source : RTE

RTE is one of the signatories of the ETSO multilateral contract which is to come into effect on 1 March 2002.

As of 1 March 2002, RTE will be able to apply the transitional mechanism for international transfer tariffs developed by ETSO.

19/02/2002

Source : RTE

Impact of the creation of the Power Generation Public Service Fund.

Modification of the network access price scale resulting from the application of the regulations relative to the Power Generation Public Service Fund.

19/02/2002

Source : RTE

RTE lines as a support for optical fibres.

The deployment of optical fibres on RTE power lines will contribute to extending the access to high-speed communication to all the French regions.

14/02/2002

Source : RTE

Issuing of power consumption forecasts for the next day.

RTE will soon make available power consumption forecasts for the next day (D+1), thus offering market players an improved view of the supply-demand balance.

23/01/2002

Source : RTE

RPT Access Rules for Imports and Exports.

RTE is to set up on 1 February 2002 an initial version of the Rules governing access to the French Public Transmission Network for Imports and Exports which will replace the previous contracts.

10/01/2002

Source : RTE

First RTE customer satisfaction survey.

Today, RTE publishes a summary of its first customer satisfaction survey.

04/01/2002

Source : RTE

AZF : A statement by RTE

AZF : A statement by RTE

04/01/2002

Source : RTE

Power Results 2001 -

RTE notes that 2001 was marked by record internal consumption in instantaneous power and electricity exchanges with foreign countries.

17/12/2001

Source : RTE

Energy consumption: record beaten on 12 December 2001 at 7 p.m.

France has beaten its power consumption record for the third time in a month.

17/12/2001

Source : RTE

RTE and GRTN are to jointly allocate part of the capacity to Italy for 2002.

GRTN and RTE will jointly implement a mechanism for the allocation of capacity to Italy for the year 2002.

13/12/2001

Source : RTE

RTE and GRTN are to jointly allocate a first capacity block of the interconnection to Italy.

GRTN and RTE are jointly implementing a mechanism to allocate capacities on the interconnection to Italy for Italian interruptible eligible customers.

11/12/2001

Source : RTE

France - United Kingdom Interconnection (IFA): RTE and National Grid publish the new version of the IFA access rules.

France - United Kingdom Interconnection (IFA): RTE and National Grid publish version 3 of the IFA access rules.

04/12/2001

Source : RTE

New Balance Responsible contract.

RTE is setting up a new Balance Responsible contract on the 1st December 2001.

04/12/2001

Source : RTE

Results of RTE's 3rd call for tenders relative to the purchase of energy to compensate for system losses.

RTE selects 18 suppliers for the purchase of power to compensate for system losses.

26/11/2001

Source : RTE

André MERLIN new Chairman of the SUPELEC Association.

André MERLIN new Chairman of the SUPELEC Association, Supervisory Board of the Ecole Supérieure d'Electricité.

19/11/2001

Source : RTE

Electricity consumption: record beaten at 7 p.m. on 15 November 2001.

The French power consumption record was beaten at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 15 November, with a consumption peak of 72,450 MW.

09/11/2001

Source : RTE

Scientific co-operation agreement RTE - TEPCO

RTE signs scientific co-operation agreement with TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company), Japan's leading electrical utility.

31/10/2001

Source : RTE

The tender documents to purchase the energy needed to compensate for power losses in the first half of 2002, will be available as of 8 November.

In November 2001, RTE organise a call for tenders to purchase the energy needed to compensate for power losses in the first half of 2002. All European suppliers are invited to take part.

29/10/2001

Source : RTE

ELIA and TENNET take a participation in the holding HGRT.

The Belgian and Dutch transmission system operators, ELIA and TENNET, join RTE in the Powernext share capital.

15/10/2001

Source : RTE

A first national institutional advertising campaign for RTE.

On 15 October 2001, RTE launches its first national institutional advertising campaign in 26 newspapers and magazines.

10/10/2001

Source : RTE

The euro, a step forward for every one, a commitment for RTE.

A new heading on the euro at RTE improves the internet site of RTE. Do not hesitate to consult this new column to find usefull informations on RTE euro commitments.

08/10/2001

Source : RTE

Energy purchases to compensate for power losses in the first half of 2002: call for tender dates.

In November 2001, RTE will organise a call for tenders to purchase the energy needed to compensate for power losses in the first half of 2002. The bid submission deadline is 29 November 2001.

27/09/2001

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection: modification of daily auctions specifications.

National Grid and RTE publish new arrangements for the daily auction, as of the auctions of 28 September for 1 October 2001.

10/09/2001

Source : RTE

Presentation of the second electrical interconnection between the isle of Jersey and France.

The second electrical interconnection between the Isle of Jersey and France (one of RTE's 45 international links), is among the very first projects conducted by RTE Normandy.

05/09/2001

Source : RTE

France - United Kingdom interconnection: publication of version 2 of the IFA 2000 Access Rules and of the quarterly auction specifications.

Today, National Grid and RTE are publishing version 2 of the interconnection Access Rules, as well as the quarterly auction sale specifications for October, November and December 2001.

02/08/2001

Source : RTE

France-Spain interconnection: a new power line project for the future Perpignan-Barcelona high-speed train (TGV)

The French Government decides to submit the project for the creation of a new power line between France and Spain to local consultation.

27/07/2001

Source : RTE

France-United Kingdom Interconnection: increase in the volume offered daily without a floor price.

As of the auctions of 1 August 2001, the level of daily auctions without a floor price will be 500 MW at the week-end and during the week, the other conditions governing IFA access remaining unchanged

26/07/2001

Source : RTE

Creation of Powernext: a new power exchange opening up the French market

Powernext, officially created today 26 July 2001,will manage the power exchange. RTE is one of the new company's shareholders within a European transmission system operator holding company called HGRT

19/07/2001

Source : RTE

Marlenheim - Vigy : last consultation stage before the public enquiry

The project for the reconstruction of the 225 kV line as a 400 kV line between Alsace and Lorraine has just entered the final key stage before the launching of the public enquiry.

09/07/2001

Source : RTE

The infrastructure of the Transmission System Operator at the service of the information society

The French Government has just agreed to go ahead with the expert evaluation and technical testing of the deployment of optical fibre cables on the French power transmission network.

02/07/2001

Source : RTE

André Merlin, CEO of the French TSO (RTE) has been appointed as Chairman of ETSO, the Association of European Transmission System Operators

André Merlin, Chief Executive Officer of the French Transmission System Operator (RTE) has been appointed as Chairman of ETSO, the Association of European Transmission System Operators

18/06/2001

Source : RTE

Results of RTE's 2nd call for tenders relative to the purchase of energy to compensate for system losses

RTE selects 17 European suppliers for the purchase of power to compensate for system losses

07/06/2001

Source : RTE

Power Transmission System : a successful first year of operation showing great promise for the future.

RTE, within a framework of smooth development, has fully taken up the challenges that it has had to face and reached its objectives, thanks to the efforts and skills of its 8,000 staff members.

14/05/2001

Source : RTE

RTE's tender documents relative to the second purchase of energy to be held in May and June 2001 to compensate for system losses are now available.

RTE will make an additional energy purchase to compensate for power losses during a call for tenders to be held in May and June 2001. All European suppliers are invited to take part.

29/03/2001

Source : RTE

From now on, RTE's accounts are separated from EDF's accounts

RTE's unbundled accounts have been approved by EDF's Board of Directors and confirm the independence of the French Power Transmission System Operator.

27/03/2001

Source : RTE

France - United Kingdom Interconnection: daily auctions

Today, RTE and National Grid are publishing specifications concerning auctions for the daily sales of France - United Kingdom interconnection capacities which will get under way as of 31 March 2001.

13/03/2001

Source : European Commission

UK-French electricity interconnector opens up, increasing scope for competition

The European Commission salutes the efforts made by RTE and National Grid to open up access to the France-United Kingdom interconnection.

01/03/2001

Source : RTE

Bad weather in the PACA region and consequences on the Power Transmission System

At 5.30 p.m., RTE restores continuity of power supply to the power transmission system of south-eastern France

01/03/2001

Source : RTE

Bad weather in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region: review of the situation on 1 March 2001

RTE has restored operation of 200 km of HV and EHV power lines out of the 300 km affected by the bad weather in south-eastern France

21/02/2001

Source : RTE

France - Italy Interconnection

Results of the process for the allocation of interconnection capacity between France and Italy.

15/02/2001

Source : RTE

RTE continues its consultation on the French balancing market via its Web site

The balancing market provides information to participate, test the operation of the market and receive advice and questions.

07/02/2001

Source : RTE

Attribution of transmission capacities between France and Italy

As announced, RTE is updating the rules for the attribution of capacities on the France-Italy interconnection, with implementation scheduled for 1 March 2001.

23/01/2001

Source : RTE

Attribution of transmission capacities between France and Italy

France - Italy: RTE extends the deadline for the submission of capacity allocation requests

09/01/2001

Source : RTE

Power Results 2000

RTE observes an ongoing increase in electricity generation and consumption, as well as power exchanges with foreign countries