Ireland to probe trading rules before full liberalisation

Ireland’s Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) is working on plans to liberalise the country’s electricity market and intends to publish a “decision on high principles” in April, according to Denis Cagney, head of networks at the CER in Dublin.

Speaking at EPRM’s annual European energy conference in London on March 5, Cagney said market liberalisation alone is not sufficient. Instead, the move towards liberalisation should be married with well-thought-out principles for creating a robust forwa