Electricity Regulator Publishes Proposals for Generation and Supply Competition in Northern Ireland

Published: 19 August 2002

Consultation opened on 19 August 2002. Consultation closed 12 September 2002.

Summary

The Director General of Electricity Supply today publishes a further Consultation Paper to consider the development of competition in the wholesale electricity market, and the trading of energy via interconnectors.

The Director General of Electricity Supply today publishes a further Consultation Paper to consider the development of competition in the wholesale electricity market, and the trading of energy via interconnectors.

The paper : “Generation and Supply Competition in Northern Ireland : Power Procurement, Interconnection and the Competitive Market” sets out proposals for injecting fresh vigour into Northern Ireland’s competitive market, by consider the further liberalisation of the wholesale electricity market. This would allow full competition between independent generators, energy imported via interconnectors and the generation under contract to NIE Power Procurement Business.

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