The government is angry with the energy suppliers.
Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of Economy and Finance, got angry with them, this Friday, at the microphone of Europe 1.
“I think that today energy suppliers do not play the game enough with their customers, especially SMEs,”
he said, directly targeting TotalEnergies, Engie and EDF, the three main energy suppliers in France.
The Minister of the Economy, associated with Agnès Pannier-Runacher, the Minister of Energy Transition, proposes to bring them together on Wednesday, October 5, to present them with a code of good conduct.
The government therefore seems to have decided to make suppliers the scapegoats for the crisis that is shaking the energy market, fueled since the start of the Russian attack on Ukraine.
The price of electricity soared during the summer, exceeding 1000 euros per MWh during the month of August, against less than 120 euros per MWh at the end of last year.
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