With the Brexit transition phase due to end on 31st December 2020, what will happen to energy trades with Ireland and Continental Europe. Electricity, in particular, relies on a common set of rules and agreements for cross-border trade to continue. If nothing is in place will the interconnector flows cease after 31st December? The EU is intent on close cooperation when UK energy leaves the single market, but will the UK play ball? There is very little firm information available on how the energy sector will be affected. This Viewpoint assesses and speculates on the implications for gas and electricity in UK. READ ECA’s VIEWPOINT HERE