Break up of whole island electricity market could result in power blackouts

Break up of whole island electricity market could result in power blackouts

North at particular risk from disruption, says ESRI expert, as leaked British documents reveal threat to Single Electricity Market in no-deal Brexit

The break-up of the Single Electricity Market (SEM) in the event of a no-deal Brexit could lead to potential blackouts in the North and increased prices across the whole island, according to an energy expert with the Economic Social and Research Institute (ESRI).

It could also cause large electricity infrastructure projects to grind to a halt.

The analysis from Muireann Lynch of the ESRI comes in the wake of leaked documents from the British government...

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