A month after the liquidation of the electricity supplier, its customers are becoming aware of the extent of the slate left by this energy player.
A bank that would go bankrupt by taking its clients’ assets with it. This is more or less what happened in the electricity sector. 1is December, a supplier, Hydroption, was liquidated for lack of buyer. A first since the opening of the market to competition in 2004. Its 200 customers, the Paris city hall, the army, the State, businesses and local authorities, have been aware for a month of the scale of the slate left by this small energy player with eleven employees, based in Toulon.
The company will not have held more than a month in receivership. However, the commercial court had authorized at the end of October a last-ditch maneuver imagined by the boss and founder of Hydroption, the former energy trader Michel de Kerever: the unilateral termination of his largest contracts. In this case, those won from the State and the army and the town hall of Paris. They find refuge with EDF, designated as an emergency supplier …