These activities enable us to meet the supply commitments we have made to all our customers, while controlling the risks linked to problems regarding production, consumption or the market, together with their financial consequences. Optimizing EDF's pool of assets helps secure and maximize the gross margin of its "production - marketing" activities.
This is possible thanks to the flexibility of upstream or downstream assets (management of hydraulic stocks, drops in consumption, implementation of shutdowns for power plant maintenance, etc.) and to constant research into the best purchase or sales opportunities on the wholesale markets, via EDF Trading.
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