Electricity prices in France fell to below €200/MWh in January, the lowest since end March, as a warmer European winter and improved LNG facilities caused TTF natural gas prices to plummet from their peaks, reducing feedstock costs for major utilities. Still, prices remained well above those of European neighbors, as the country's vital nuclear energy sector continued operating below capacity. State-led utility EDF extended the suspension of two reactors by four months and warned of lengthy repairs of seven other reactors in December. Earlier in 2022, the partial suspension of the nuclear fleet amid corrosion issues and a shortage of cooling water ramped up fears of national energy rationing and drove France to shift from one of Europe's leading energy exporters to an energy importer.

Electricity Price in France averaged 62.94 EUR/MWh from 2004 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 743.84 EUR/MWh in August of 2022 and a record low of -6.51 EUR/MWh in April of 2020. This page includes a chart with historical data for France Electricity Price. France Electricity Price - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on February of 2023.

Electricity Price in France is expected to be 201.07 EUR/MWh by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the France Electricity Price is projected to trend around 292.83 EUR/MWh in 2024 and 340.35 EUR/MWh in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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France Electricity Price



Price Day Month Year
UK Electricity 143.36 -8.98 -5.89% -23.02% -19.91%
Germany Electricity 146.01 43.40 42.30% 35.87% 64.26%
France Electricity 193.09 0.34 0.18% -13.28% 26.14%
Spain Electricity 138.46 9.91 7.71% -0.24% -33.40%
Italy Electricity 181.47 17.25 10.50% 4.50% -15.05%


France Electricity Price
Electricity prices displayed in Trading Economics are current spot benchmarks offered by sellers to buyers priced in megawatts per hour (MWh) in the local currency. Our electricity prices are intended to provide you with a reference only, rather than as a basis for making trading decisions. Trading Economics does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
260.47 259.90 743.84 -6.51 2011 - 2022 EUR/MWh Daily