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ALL ISLAND PROJECT

The All-Island Project is a joint initiative run by the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) & the Northern
Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation (NIAUR)

The aim of the project is to create a single market for natural gas and electricity on the island of Ireland. The project was started following a joint policy decision by the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment in Northern Ireland and the Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources to create the all-island energy market. On 1st November 2007 the Single Electricity Market (SEM) went live, commencing the trading of wholesale electricity in Ireland and Northern Ireland on an All-Island basis.

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Most Recent Publications

Generator Financial Performance in the SEM
19/12/2014 - The RAs are today, 19th December 2014, publishing a report on generator financial performance in the SEM. This should assist transparency in the market while respecting individual generator commercial ...
Aggregator of Last Resort Framework Consultation
19/12/2014 - Today, 19th December 2014, the SEM Committee publishes the slides presented at the Aggregator of Last Resort Framework Consultation Workshop held in Dundalk on 16th December 2014. ...
DS3 System Services Procurement Design
19/12/2014 - Decision Today, 19th December 2014, the SEM Committee publishes its Decision on the Procurement Design of System Services and its emerging thinking for the Detailed Design Phase. The Detailed Design ...
TSC Operational Parameters 2015
16/12/2014 - SEM Committee Note - Annual Capacity Exchange Rate 2015 The SEM Committee has today, 16th December 2014 published the Annual Capacity Exchange Rate which will apply in 2015. The SEMO calculation of ...
SEM Committee Decision - Value of Lost Load for 2015
03/12/2014 - The SEM Committee has today, 3rd December 2014, published an Information Note on the Value of Lost Load to apply for 2015. For further information please contact Warren Deacon wdeacon@cer.ie ...
SEM Testing Tariffs 2015
02/12/2014 - Today, 2nd December 2014, the SEM Committee publishes its Decision approving the SEM Testing Tariffs for 2015 proposed by the TSOs. These tariffs will take effect on 1st January 2015. ...
DC Subscription Dates - Change for Round 11
19/11/2014 - The Regulatory Authorities are today, 19th November 2014, changing the date for the subscription windows for the next quarterly round - Round 11 - of Directed Contracts (DCs). This is further to the DC ...
SEM Strategy Information Paper
18/11/2014 - The SEM Committee met on 23 November 2009 for their annual Strategy Day. At this meeting progress on all ongoing SEM development work was discussed and reviewed. In addition, a number of further SEM policy ...
The Single Electricity Market: Market Update Q1 and Q2 2014
08/10/2014 - The Market Monitoring Unit (MMU) has prepared the following papers as a public report on the Single Electricity Market (SEM), providing a particular focus on recent trends in the market in relation ...
Directed Contract Information Note (Quarterly Round 10)
02/10/2014 - Information Note On 2nd October 2014, the Regulatory Authorities (RAs) published an Information Note outlining the Directed Contract (DC) strike prices for Round 10 of the quarterly DC auctions. ...
I-SEM Energy Trading Arrangements
23/09/2014 - The RAs are today, 23 September 2014, publishing an information note on the Energy Trading Arrangements Detailed Design Phase for I-SEM. This Information paper was signalled as part of the publication ...
I-SEM HLD FInal Decision
23/09/2014 - I-SEM HLD FInal Decision The Single Electricity Market Committee is pleased to report the publication of its Final Decision Paper on the High Level Design of the new wholesale electricity market, I-SEM. ...
EMIR Reporting Requirements for PSO and DC Contracts
05/09/2014 - Reporting requirements under EMIR and related confidentiality issues - Amendments to PSO and DC Contracts. The EU's European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has introduced a number of obligations ...
SEM Contracting 2014/15: Information on PSO-related CfDs
19/08/2014 - The RAs have today, 19th August 2014, published an Information Paper on the volume, shape and timing of the auctions for PSO-related CfDs for the 2014/15 contract year. ...
Decision Paper on Treatment of Gas Transportation Capacity Costs and Modification to the BCOP
13/08/2014 - Clarification to the Decison Paper on Treatment of Gas Transportation Capacity Costs and Modification to the Bidding Code of Practice On 13th March 2014, the SEM Committee published a Decision Paper ...
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