This Friday 15th November 2019, hundreds of thousands of people are deprived of power in the Drôme, Ardèche, Isère and Rhone.

Snow: One Dead and 330,000 Homes Without Electricity in the Southeast

This Friday 15th November 2019, hundreds of thousands of people are deprived of power in the Drôme, Ardèche, Isère and Rhone. The heavy snow since Thursday deprives 330,000 households of electricity Friday, November 15 in the morning. They are mainly located in the departments of Drôme, Ardèche, Isère and Rhone, announced Enedis. ❄️#Episodeneigeux à 9h : 330 000 foyers sont privés d’électricité principalement […]

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Illustration of Disneyland Park

Disneyland Paris Paralysed by a Problem of Electricity, Most Attractions Breakdown

A technical problem with the electricity paralyzed Disneyland theme park in Paris during the morning Bitter disappointment for the thousands of French and foreign visitors who decided to spend the day at Disneyland Paris. This Friday morning, almost all rides had to close for nearly three hours after a technical problem. A breakdown on the compressed air system […]

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13 energy companies targeted for "abusive canvassing"

Energy Sector: 13 Companies Targeted for “Abusive Canvassing”

The premises of two companies marketing gas and electricity contracts and eleven of their subcontractors were raided by agents of the DGCCRF. The premises of two companies marketing gas and electricity contracts and eleven subcontractors working on their behalf were raided by agents of the DGCCRF as part of an investigation for “abusive canvassing”, practices increasing in the area. These searches, of a […]

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Storm Miguel has caused 35,000 households without electricity in Nouvelle Aquitaine

Storm Miguel: Some 35,000 Households Without Electricity in Nouvelle Aquitaine

WEATHER: The winds blew at over 100 km/h in the day in the Gironde due to the storm Miguel, causing many disturbances Violent winds are falling on Nouvelle Aquitaine, and especially in Gironde, since Friday morning because of the storm Miguel. This phenomenon has caused significant damage to the power grid. And for good reason: winds of 117 km […]

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Nuclear electricity, which accounts for 72% of production, allows France to have a price lower than the EU average. The production of electricity of renewable origin represents 18%.

Increase in the Price of Electricity from Today. Since 2007, Prices Have Increased by 50%

On June 1st, electricity rates will increase by 5.9%, the 10th increase in 10 years. A study by INSEE shows that since 1960, electricity has become an increasingly important part of the household budget. The regulated electricity tariff, applied by EDF to approximately 25 million households, increases by 5.9% as from 1 June 2019 . The government recently  announced its […]

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Electricity prices will rise 5.9% on June 1st

Electricity: Prices will Increase by 5.9% on June 1st

The increase of 5.9% for electricity was proposed by the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) in February, but the government has postponed this increase of three months, the maximum delay Regulated electricity tariffs are to increase by 5.9% as of 1 June, according to a government document consulted by AFP on Wednesday. The government submitted Tuesday to the Higher Energy Council […]

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The number of unpaid gas and electricity instalments rose again in 2018

Gas, Electricity: The Number of Unpaid Installments Rose Again in 2018

FINANCE: The number of homes in France unable to pay gas and electricity bills rose again in 2018 The number of interventions for outstanding payments rose again in 2018, said Thursday the National Energy Ombudsman, which calls for the establishment of additional support measures for the most fragile households. The number of interventions has increased by […]

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A giant power outage has affected 65,000 customers, in Toulouse, Sunday, October 28, 2018.

Why Downtown Toulouse was Hit by a Giant Blackout, Sunday Noon

Sunday 28th October, 2018, at 12.19pm, a giant power cut occurred in downtown Toulouse. 65,000 customers were deprived of electricity! The details. The incident happened at exactly 12:19 pm A transformer station located at the top of aisles Jean-Jaurès , in downtown Toulouse, suddenly stopped working, Sunday, October 28, 2018. 65,000 private customers The failure of the 225,000-volt transformer caused a […]

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One of the reactors at Fessenheim has shut down because of the heatwave

Heatwave: Shutdown of a Reactor at the Fessenheim Nuclear Power Plant

One of the reactors at the Fessenheim nuclear power station had to be shut down because of the hot weather. It is the fourth in France to suffer the consequences of the heatwave. EDF said on Saturday that it shut down one of the two reactors at the Fessenheim nuclear plant (Haut-Rhin) because of the hot weather. In […]

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What changes in France from 1st August

Rent, Gas, Electricity, Childcare, Drugs … Everything that Changes this 1st August

On the 1st of August, as at the beginning of every month, new tariffs, new regulations, laws, provisions come into force in France. Here are some of the key changes to come. On the 1st of August, as at the beginning of every month, new tariffs, new regulations, laws, provisions come into force across France. Here are […]

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