EdF: last deregulation obstacle could be on way out

July 2004
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;July 2004, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p137
Market Research Report
Reports that EdF is planning is planning to raise prices for its commercial customers. Correlation of market rate to the electricity in France; Struggle between EdF and the CGT union; Lack of liquidity on the French wholesale trading exchange.


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