Meeting climate change requirements if there’s no Brexit deal

This notice aims to support the contingency planning for a no deal scenario of UK operators of installations (for example, power stations and oil refineries) and UK-administered aircraft operators that currently participate in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS), and other organisations and individuals with accounts within the UK section of the Consolidated System of European Registries which also includes the UK’s Kyoto Protocol National Registry.

It clarifies the implications of the UK leaving the EU on the licensing regime for the geological storage of carbon dioxide; whilst this is not a direct component of the EU ETS, the licensing regime for the geological storage of carbon dioxide partly relies on EU ETS legislation.

It also outlines the impact on energy-using products that fall under the ecodesign directive and/or energy labelling regulations.

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Source: BEIS.