All-Ireland electricity market set to be delayed

The introduction of a single electricity market for the Republic and the North, designed to deliver cheaper power for consumers from July 2007, will miss its deadline by up to nine months.

8th July, 2006

The introduction of a single electricity market for the Republic and the North, designed to deliver cheaper power for consumers from July 2007, will miss its deadline by up to nine months.

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) said that the Single Electricity Market (SEM) project, which was due to be completed by July 2007,was unlikely to be ready on time.

The main agencies involved in the project have been asked to prepare contingency plans. The...

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