A no-deal Brexit could result in electricity blackouts across Northern Ireland, government officials have warned. Officials are preparing a ‘no deal’ notice about the impacts on the all-island Single Electricity Market (SEM). They have suggested there are risks of price increases and supply shortages. Most experts have considered the SEM to be a relatively unproblematic part of Brexit. The reason is that it is a UK-Ireland bilateral arrangement, rather than an EU arrangement.
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