Limiting the increase in the electricity price, “is not the most economically coherent approach”

Limiting the increase in the electricity price is not the

The government made a commitment at the end of September to protect the purchasing power of the French and announced that the increase in electricity prices would be capped at 4% until February 2023.

It forced EDF to sell a larger volume of cheap electricity to its competitors in order to limit the rise in tariffs next month. This measure will cut 8 billion euros from the profits of the French electrician. The decryption of Patrice Geoffron, professor of economics at Paris-Dauphine and director of the Center for Geopolitics of Energy and Raw Materials.