MSDP Consultation

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04/09/2020 14:33

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04/09/2020 14:35

SONI and EirGrid, in their capacity as licenced Market Operators, are required to produce a Market Systems Development Plan (MSDP) for approval by the Utility Regulator (UR) and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) for the development of the Single Electricity Market (SEM) Trading and Settlement System. This two year plan is produced in accordance with Condition 16 of the SONI Market Operator Licence and in accordance with Condition 4 of the EirGrid Market Operator Licence.

Comments on this consultation paper are invited from interested parties. Preferably these should be referenced against the relevant sections and sub-sections of this document. If confidentiality is required, this should be made explicitly clear in the response, otherwise submissions will be published on the SEMO website. Please note that, in any event, all responses will be provided to the Regulatory Authorities (RAs).

SEMO have today published for consultation the Market Systems Development Plan. The document being consulted on is linked on the SEMO website here

This consultation runs from 04/09/2020 to 5pm close of business on 15/10/2020.

The closing date for responses is 5pm on 15th October 2020.

Please email your submission to with the subject title Market Systems Development Plan Consultation.

Please indicate within your submission if you wish for it to be treated confidentially.