France

Member Profile

Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE)

Sectors Regulated:

  • Electricity
  • Natural Gas

ERRA Membership

  • Joined ERRA in 2020

Establishment

  • Established in 2000

Responsibilities

  • Legal Mandate
  • Administrative independent authority. The relevant law concerning CRE is the Energy Code (Code de l’énergie),
  • Responsibilities
  • CRE’s role is to ensure that the electricity and natural gas markets in France funcion smoothly, for the benefit of end consumers and in lin with energy policy objectives.

Organisational Structure

  • Organigram
  • Working Employees
  • Number of Employees: 153 (end of 2019)

Population: 65.3 mln (source: Worldometer, September 2020)

GDP / Capita: $40 494 in 2019 (source: World Bank)

Territory: 551 695 km2 (49. in World rank)