• Low carbon generation

    Don’t let me down: I-SEM interconnector hedging

    Interconnection is important for Ireland and Northern Ireland’s security of supply; Eirgrid’s most recently published Generation Capacity Statement showed capacity deficits by 2021 without the subsea connections between GB and the island of Ireland. Last week, the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities (CRU) launched a consultation on Element Power’s...

  • Low carbon generation

    Crossing the streams – how much do wholesale prices impact Irish interconnector flows?

    The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) is considering whether the proposed Greenlink interconnector is in the public interest and, if so, what regulatory regime should underwrite, or partially underwrite it. The CRU expects a subsequent application from the Celtic Interconnector also. This week’s blog examines how much the difference in wholesale...