Guidance

Trading electricity from 1 January 2021

How cross-border trading and supply of electricity will be affected from 2021.

The UK has left the EU and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year.

This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if anything changes.

Check what else you need to do during the transition period.

Documents

Details

Find out how the following will be affected:

  • cross-border electricity trading
  • industry participants and other stakeholders

Last updated 10 July 2020

Updated to include references and links to Ofgem and the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulator’s (ACER) guidance, providing market participants further information on the actions they may need to take.

16 October 2019

Updated information regarding legislation for the Single Electricity Market (SEM) in Northern Ireland.

9 August 2019

Added summary of actions.

25 March 2019

Updated information on market access rules for interconnectors, tariffs and the Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT) regime.

Published 12 October 2018
Last updated 10 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. The technical notice has been updated to include references and links to Ofgem and ACER’s guidance, providing market participants further information on the actions they may need to take.

  2. Updated with the latest advice from regulators.

  3. Updated information regarding legislation for the Single Electricity Market (SEM) in Northern Ireland.

  4. Updated information on market access rules for interconnectors, tariffs and the Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT) regime.

  5. First published.