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France: E.C. says, France must open dams to competition

 |  September 26, 2012

France needs to allow competition in its hydropower industry following “obvious” delays, according to the European Commission’s chief representative in the country. The Energy Ministry in the prior government was drawing up plans to invite bids, saying in April 2010 that permits to run 10 dams with a combined output of 5,300 megawatts, or about a fifth of the total, would be up for renewal through 2015.

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