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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Trading Gas 2021 UK Guidance

Trading gas with the EU from 1 January 2021 Updated 7 August 2020 New rules for January 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 […]

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Trading Electricity 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Trading electricity from 1 January 2021 Updated 10 July 2020 The UK has left the EU This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It’ll be updated if anything changes. You can read about the transition period. Contents Summary of actions Before 1 January 2021 From 1 January 2021 Actions […]

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Radioactive Waste 2021 UK Guidance

Radioactive waste, spent fuel or sources European and UK regulations govern how you can move radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel into or out of the country. Published 13 March 2014 Last updated 28 February 2020 — see all updates From: Environment Agency Contents How to ship radioactive waste or spent nuclear fuel Authorisation assessment and […]

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Alternative Fuels

Electric and gas-powered vehicles — recharging/refuelling stations Directive 2014/94/EU — deploying the EU’s alternative fuels infrastructure — It establishes standard rules on rolling out the EU’s alternative fuels* infrastructure (i.e. electric car recharging stations or natural gas refuelling points) in the different EU countries. — It lays down minimum requirements for building up this infrastructure, to be […]

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Energy Efficiency Buildings

Energy performance of buildings Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings It aims to improve the energy performance of buildings in the EU, taking into account various climatic and local conditions. It sets out minimum requirements and a common framework for calculating energy performance. Following a review of its implementation, Directive 2010/31/EU was amended […]

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Energy Labelling

Energy consumption: Framework for labelling rules Regulation (EU) 2017/1369 on energy labelling It sets out the basis for labelling energy-related products, providing standard information about energy efficiency — as well as the consumption of energy and other resources — to help consumers in purchase decisions. It does not cover second-hand products, unless they are imported […]

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Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency Directive (EU) 2018/2002 amending Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, together with its amendment, aims to adapt EU energy law in line with the 2030 energy efficiency and climate goals and contribute towards the Energy Union strategy to: reduce the EU’s dependence on imported energy; cut emissions; […]

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Nuclear Safety

Convention on Nuclear Safety Convention on nuclear safety — Declaration by the European Atomic Energy Community according to the provisions of Article 30(4)(iii) of the Nuclear Safety Convention Decision 1999/819/ Euratom — accession to the 1994 Convention on Nuclear Safety by the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) The Convention on Nuclear Safety is an international […]

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EURATOM

Revised Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency SUMMARY OF: Decision 2008/114/EC, Euratom establishing Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency Article 52 of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) Treaty WHAT IS THE AIM OF THIS DECISION? It establishes Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency (ESA), which was directly established by the Euratom Treaty of 1957, to take account […]

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Euratom Supply Agency

Euratom establishing Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency Article 52 of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) Treaty Decision 2008/114/EC establishes Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency (ESA), which was directly established by the Euratom Treaty of 1957, to take account of the increase in the number of EU countries as well as to modernise the […]

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Gas Market

Natural gas transmission networks Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks It lays down rules for access to: natural gas transmission* networks; gas storage; and liquefied natural gas facilities. These rules aim to counteract barriers to competition in the EU’s market for natural gas and to ensure its […]

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Inter-transmission of Electricity

Cross-border exchanges in electricity Regulation (EU) 2019/943 on the internal market for electricity It revises the rules and principles of the internal EU electricity market to ensure it is well-functioning, competitive and undistorted. It also supports the decarbonisation of the EU’s energy sector and the removal of barriers to cross-border trade in electricity. The regulation is […]

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Energy Regulation

Governance of the Energy Union Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 on the Governance of the Energy Union It aims to ensure that the EU’s Energy Union Strategy is implemented in a coordinated and coherent manner across its 5 dimensions. More broadly, it also aims to ensure that the Energy Union achieves its objectives, in particular the targets […]

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Energy Policy

European Energy Charter The Energy Charter Treaty establishes a framework for international cooperation between European countries and other industrialised counties with the aim of developing the energy potential of central and Eastern European countries and of ensuring security of energy supply for the European Union. The Protocol on energy efficiency and related environmental aspects aims […]

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Energy Market

Internal market in electricity (from 2021) Directive (EU) 2019/944 on common rules for the internal market for electricity It outlines rules for the generation, transmission, distribution, supply and storage of electricity, together with consumer protection aspects, aiming to create integrated competitive, consumer-centred, flexible, fair and transparent electricity markets in the EU. Among other things, it […]

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Tax Energy Electricity

Taxation of energy products and electricity Directive 2003/96/EC — restructuring the EU’s system for the taxation of energy products and electricity lays down European Union (EU) rules on taxes in regard to electricity, all motor fuels and most heating fuels. The purpose is to ensure that the EU’s single market for energy operates smoothly and […]

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Nuclear Energy EU Guidance 2021

NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE EURATOM ACQUIS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and has become a “third country”.1 The Withdrawal Agreement2 provides for a transition period ending on 31 December 2020. Until that date, EU […]

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EU Domain Name

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY Brussels, 26 May 2020 REV2 – replaces the notice (REV1) dated 18 July 2019 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF EU DOMAIN NAMES Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and […]

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E-Signatures

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY Brussels, 26 May 2020 REV1 – replaces the notice dated 21 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION AND TRUST SERVICES FOR ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from […]

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Energy Origin

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL ENERGY Brussels, 23 July 2020 REV2 – replaces the notice (REV1) dated 7 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF GUARANTEES OF ORIGIN OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union […]

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Trading Gas 2021 UK Guidance

uidance Trading gas with the EU from 1 January 2021 Updated 24 December 2020 Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK has left the EU. This page tells you the new rules from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if there’s new information about the UK’s deal with the EU that affects what […]

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Trading Electricity 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Trading electricity from 1 January 2021 Updated 24 December 2020 Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK has left the EU. This page tells you the new rules from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if there’s new information about the UK’s deal with the EU that affects what you need to […]

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EU Nuclear Research 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Participating in EU nuclear research from 1 January 2021 How researchers working on civil nuclear fission and fusion will be affected from 1 January 2021. Published 13 August 2019 Last updated 24 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK has […]

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Nuclear Research 2021 UK Guidance

The UK will leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and will no longer be: a member of the Euratom Research and Training programme a member of Fusion for Energy able to work through the EU on the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project Euratom Research and Training programme Find out about continued UK participation in EU programmes. […]

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