4th Quarter 2019 Retail Market Observatory : The results of the opening of the retail energy trading markets in the fourth quarter of 2019 show an increase in market offers in electricity of 5.2% with 454,000 additional customers and 2.5% in gas with 170,000 more residential sites during this quarter.
In electricity, 9.1 million residential sites out of a total of 33 million are under market offer, i.e. 28%. In natural gas, 6.9 million sites out of a total of 10.7 million are on market offer, i.e. 64% of residential sites.
On the non-residential site market, in electricity, 2 million sites out of a total of 5 million are now on market offer. In natural gas, out of a total of 655,000 sites, 606,000, or 93%, have chosen a market offer.
Note: The Climate Energy Act of 8 November 2019 modifies the categories of non-residential consumers eligible for the regulated sales tariffs (TRV) for gas and electricity. These measures concern in particular small businesses, shops, tertiary installations, local administrative services and local authorities.
For natural gas, non-domestic consumers consuming less than 30 MWh/year will have to choose a market offer by 1 December 2020.
For electricity, professional consumers employing more than 10 people or whose turnover, revenue or balance sheet total exceeds €2 M/year will have to choose a market offer before 1 January 2021.
Monthly evolution of Engie’s regulated gas sales tariffs
As of April 1, 2020, ENGIE’s regulated pre-tax tariffs are 4.4% lower than the scale in force since March 1, 2020. This reduction is 1.1% for customers who use gas for cooking, 2.5% for those with dual use, cooking and hot water, and 4.6% for gas-fired households.
This change results from the application of the tariff formula defined in the decree of June 27, 2019 relating to
ENGIE’s regulated natural gas tariffs
Tariffs for the use of natural gas transmission, storage and distribution infrastructures (ATRT7, ATS2 and ATRD6)
Following the opinions delivered by the CSE on 14 January 2020, the CRE publishes the deliberations setting the tariffs for natural gas transmission, storage and distribution infrastructures.
The new ATRT7 tariff will apply from April 1, 2020, for a period of four years, to the natural gas transmission systems of GRTgaz and Teréga. The ATS2 tariff will apply for the same period to the underground storage infrastructures of Storengy, Teréga and Géométhane. GRDF’s ATRD6 tariff will also apply from July 1, 2020 for a period of four years.