Discover the Capacity Mechanism in France

 

Capacity Mechanism (Mecapa) has ensured the security of power supply in France to balance the winter peaks since 2017.

The Mecapa can be combined with AOE which generates an additional remuneration only for "green reduction". And it also can be combined with mFRR & RR.

Valorize your electric flexibility and commit yourself


Who can participate?

1. 

An asset PRODUCING OR CONSUMING ELECTRICITY.

2.

An asset able to MODULATE ITS ELECTRIC POWER WITHIN 2 HOURS.

3. 

An asset able to MODULATE ITS ELECTRIC POWER TO BALANCE THE WINTER PEAKS DURING UP TO 10 HOURS.


How does it work?

 

An asset consuming electricity will have to decrease its consumption within 2 hours and up  to 10 hours.

 

 

An asset producing electricity will have to produce more within 2 hours and up to 10 hours.

Your remuneration

Flexcity remunerates you for making your flexible power available to the grid (availability remuneration) and the real modulation of this flexible power (activation remuneration). 

In 2021, a flexible asset always available could have generated up to 39.1k€/MW of availability remuneration by participating in Mecapa, according to market prices.

 

You want to estimate your Mecapa potential remuneration?


They participate with us in Mecapa

France

Veolia Eau France

Veolia Water France valorizes the electric flexibility of its process with Flexcity

Flexcity valorizes the electric flexibility of hundreds of Veolia Water's sites by using their storage capacity and the natural inertia at wastewater treatment and drinking water plants.

 

Learn more about on the partnership with Veolia Water France