Brexit

  • Media Mentions

    The Daily Telegraph | French power play exposes UK’s reliance on electricity imports

    Tom Edwards was quoted in The Daily Telegraph about the interconnection between France and the UK. Discussing if the UK could cope if France cut off its interconnection supply Tom said that while we could cope it would be more expensive. However, Tom explained that Brexit has already made power...

  • Press Releases

    Brexit impacts | Divergent electricity prices

    Since the start of the year, as a result of Brexit, Great Britain's (GB's) internal and cross-border trading has been temporarily decoupled from European power exchanges. This is expected to result in less efficient trades; interconnector flows and divergent electricity prices between power exchanges. Research from Cornwall Insight examining the...

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    S&P Global | UK plan for post-Brexit carbon pricing sticks closely to EU emissions system

    S&P Global featured Tom Edwards' comments on the UK's plan for carbon pricing after the UK leaves the EU in January 2021. Following a yearlong consultation on the future of carbon pricing after Brexit, the government said that it proposed to set up a U.K.-wide Emissions Trading System, or ETS, with...

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    Brexit considerations for the energy sector

    Since the Supreme Court ruling on the prorogation of Parliament and MPs arriving back in Westminster, attention has been re-focused on the UK’s departure from the European Union. The country is being told to get prepared for Brexit on the 31 October, and businesses are trying to navigate what it...

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    Current News | Yellowhammer report: ‘Rapid’ SEM split could trigger ‘significant’ Ireland power price hike

    Conall Bolger Head of Ireland talked to Liam Stoker at Current News about the impacts of the Yellowhammer report. The report highlighted that a no-deal Brexit could cause a “significant” increase in electricity prices in Ireland and force some suppliers to exit the market, government documents have revealed. Conall explained...

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    Pricing and renewables: estimating the new Celtic Interconnector use

    Earlier this month Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and French President Emmanuel Macron signed a letter confirming plans to build a new 700MW Celtic Interconnector. With the looming context of Brexit, volatile energy prices and discussions about how to enable high volumes of renewables, Cornwall Insight Ireland has examined the likely flows...