Cost Allocation and Pricing Strategy for Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution in France, Development of the CACTUS Model

GDF - Gaz de France

A research and development programme with Gaz de France.

What pricing strategy should be adopted when the energy markets are opened up to competition ? 

Compétences / Outils


Applied research

Pricing of services


• Expertise and applied research in economics
• Pricing and cost recovery of the gas distribution network
• Elaboration and construction of pricing and cost sharing rules, application of cost sharing and pricing rules, analysis and interpretation of results, pricing advice to the Gaz de France strategy department
• Pricing and cost sharing between users: computation, comparison and analysis of 7 pricing and cost sharing rules. This long-term project brings together six studies that aim to highlight the results of several pricing and cost-sharing rules for Gaz de France's portfolio of 11 million customers. The results are analysed under the properties of efficiency, equity and incentive. The issues at stake in terms of strategy for opening up to competition are discussed.

Building the new economic cost-sharing model for the OMVS public and common infrastructures
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  • Mali
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Elaboration of a Water Resource Management Model on the scale of Martinique including the analysis of decision support scenarios
Office de l'Eau Martinique
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