Energy EU UK Agreement

TITLE VIII: ENERGY Chapter 1: General provisions Article ENER.1: Objectives The objectives of this Title are to facilitate trade and investment between the Parties in the areas of energy and raw materials, and to support security of supply and environmental sustainability, notably in contributing to the fight against climate change in those areas. Article ENER.2: […]

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Energy [Ireland] 2018

December 2018 Energy The administrations in Ireland, Northern Ireland and the UK have cooperated  actively on energy policy for many years and the stated preferred intention is that they will continue to do so, where possible and mutually beneficial. There has been sustained political commitment in each jurisdiction to the  development of competition in the […]

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Energy Efficiency EU Preparedness

Reasons for and objectives of the proposal The present proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and the Council adapting Directive 2012/27/EU [as amended by Directive 2018/XXX/EU] 1 on energy efficiency and the Regulation (EU) 2018/XXX [Governance of the Energy Union] is necessitated by the upcoming withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European […]

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Energy [Irish Senate Report]

Energy The production of energy, while not one of the primary issues discussed since the UK referendum, is an issue that the Committee considers to be extremely important. Ireland’s energy needs are particularly dependent on the UK to maintain full security of supply through interconnection. At the same time, Northern Ireland has a particular reliance on Ireland […]

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Brexit & Energy

EU Energy Competence The EU’s competence in the area of energy includes energy policy, the functioning of energy markets, security of supply, energy efficiency and promoting interconnection. The EU competence is subject to the member states’ rights to determine the condition for exploiting its energy resources, the choice between different energy sources and the general […]

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Electricity Market

Market in Energy The directive on the internal market in electricity establishes common rules for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. It sets rules relating to the organization and functioning of the electricity sector, access to the market, criteria and procedures applicable to calls for tenders, and the granting of authorizations for the operation […]

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All-Ireland Energy Market

Single Energy Market The All-Ireland single electricity market is the wholesale electricity market for the island of Ireland. It is regulated jointly by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities in the Republic of Ireland and the Utilities Regulator in Northern Ireland The single energy market was the first of its kind and commenced on 1 […]

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Gas Market

Harmonised Market The European Union has made directives with a view to harmonizing the internal markets for natural gas, electricity, and equivalent utilities.  The purpose of the legislation is to provide for the opening up of the markets to competition. The Directive on the gas market is designed to complete the opening of the national […]

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Energy Efficiency

General Targets An EU Directive seeks to achieve the Union’s energy efficiency target of 20% by 2020 compared to 1990 levels and to pave the way for further energy efficiency improvements beyond that date. It includes a requirement for all Member States to set indicative national energy efficiency targets for 2020. The Directive promotes energy efficiency across […]

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Energy Information

Household Appliances The EU has made legislation in relation to the publication of information on energy consumption by household appliances.  This enables consumers to choose appliances based on energy efficiency. The directive applies to household appliances even where sold for non-household uses including Refrigerators, Freezers, Washing machines, dryers, Dishwashers, Ovens, Water heaters and hot water […]

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Energy (UK White Paper)

Electricity and gas The UK remains committed to delivering cost-effective, clean and secure energy supplies. The UK has worked closely with European partners to liberalise and open energy markets, with wide-ranging UK energy sector expertise being highly regarded across the EU. The Government is committed to facilitating the continuation of the Single Electricity Market (SEM) […]

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UK Energy and Climate Change Revocations

EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM TO THE CLIMATE AND ENERGY (REVOCATION) (EU EXIT) REGULATIONS 2021 2021 No. [XXXX] 1. Introduction 1.1 This explanatory memorandum has been prepared by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and is laid before Parliament by Act. 1.2 This memorandum contains information for the Sifting Committees. 2. Purpose of the instrument […]

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Nuclear Energy Issues UK No Deal Notes

Nuclear Research Purpose This notice explains how civil nuclear research that the UK already undertakes with the EU will be affected in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. It is relevant to all researchers and research organisations in the fields of nuclear fission research […]

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Electricity Market Issues

Transitional power to modify licence conditions concerning the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities, Brexit and the Single Electricity Market, etc. Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment General Introduction This new section provides for the modification of electricity licences to ensure that, in the event that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a withdrawal […]

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Importing Nuclear Materials UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Importing ‘relevant’ nuclear materials from the EU: licensing requirements What businesses need to do to import ‘relevant’ nuclear materials from the EU. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents When you need a licence How to apply for a licence More information Print this page Businesses need to […]

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Radioactive Waste UK Post-Deal Guidance

Guidance Shipping radioactive waste and spent fuel The UK’s policy on the import and export of radioactive waste and spent fuel has not changed, but there are some changes to the processes that operators need to follow. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents What operators need to do […]

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Radioactive Sources UK No-Deal Guidance

Guidance Shipping radioactive sources between the UK and EU Some of the processes that operators need to follow when shipping radioactive sources to and from EU countries. Published 31 December 2020 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents What operators need to do Importing to the UK from the EU Exporting from the […]

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Trading Electricity UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice informs industry participants and other stakeholders about changes to the cross-border trading and supply of electricity in the event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) The UK’s electricity markets are currently integrated (‘coupled’) into those of the EU, with common […]

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Gas Sector Guidance

Gas markets and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there may be changes that affect your business. Published 12 February 2019 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents Markets and trade Energy and climate Importing and exporting Your employees Personal data Trade associations Your business may […]

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Electricity Sector Guidance

Guidance The electricity sector and preparing for EU Exit If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there may be changes that affect your business. Published 12 February 2019 From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Contents Markets and trade Energy and climate Importing and exporting Your employees Personal data Trade associations Your […]

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EU Withdrawal Notes CO2 Emissions

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL CLIMATE ACTION Brussels, 13 November 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES FOR CO2 STANDARDS FOR NEW PASSENGER CARS AND NEW LIGHT COMMERCIAL VEHICLES The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to  withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the […]

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Euratom

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Energy and Climate UK Parliament

Important Notice- See the Disclaimer Below Brexit Legal, McMahon Legal and Paul McMahon have no liability arising from reliance on anything contained in this article nor on this website

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EU Withdrawal Note Energy Origin

Brussels, 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RULES IN THE FIELD OF GUARANTEES OF ORIGIN OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Internal Energy Market

Brussels, 27 April 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS THE INTERNAL ENERGY MARKET The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary […]

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Euratom

Brussels, 28 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS  THE EURATOM ACQUIS The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date, all Union primary and secondary law […]

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