Think-tank: Artificially low electricity prices ‘not good for EDF’ nor consumers

By |november 12th, 2018|clean energy package, energy poverty, energy price, energy prices, EU energy package 2030, EU Energy Poverty Observatory, News, Regulated energy tariffs|

Artificially low energy prices in France are one of the reasons why former state monopoly EDF loses money, says Thomas Pellerin-Carlin. Moreover, regulated prices are useless to protect vulnerable consumers from energy poverty and “almost never leads to low energy bills,” he argues.

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EU negotiators agree ‘dynamic pricing’ of electricity

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|capacity mechanisms, electricity grids, Electricity Market Directive, energy prices, News, Single Electricity Market|

Energy companies with more than 200,000 clients will be obliged to provide households with at least one offer comprising dynamic price contracts, under an EU-level agreement reached behind closed doors last week, EURACTIV.com has learned.

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British MPs attack May for scrapping energy price cap promise

By |avgust 21st, 2017|energy prices, News, Theresa May, United Kingdom|

British lawmakers from across the political spectrum have called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to fulfil an election pledge that would cap energy bills for 17 million people, after her government last month confirmed only 2.6 million would actually ...

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Saudi Arabia, Russia agree oil output cuts to push up prices

By |maj 15th, 2017|Alexander Novak, energy prices, News, oil, OPEC, Rosneft, Russia, Saudi Arabia, shale oil, USA|

Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world's two top oil producers, agreed today (15 May) to extend oil output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018 to rein in a global crude glut, pushing up prices.

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