Statutory guidance

EU ETS Phase III: guidance for installations

Guidance for existing and new participants of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) and participants in the small emitter and hospital opt-out scheme.

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European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Phase III: Guidance for installations - How to comply with the EU ETS and Small Emitter and Hospital Opt-Out Scheme

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Details

This guidance will help you meet your obligations under the UK Regulations and applicable European legislation.

It explains:

  • whether you need a permit under the UK Regulations
  • how to make applications (including permit applications)
  • how to comply with the conditions in your permit

It’s divided into 5 sections:

  1. Do I have any obligations under the EU ETS?
  2. How do I apply for a permit?
  3. I have a permit, what do I need to do now?
  4. Things have changed, what should I do?
  5. I’m not happy with a decision, what should I do?
Published 23 December 2013
Last updated 10 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updates to name changes, hyperlinks and additional references to European Commission guidance.
  2. This guidance has been revised to: • Update technical Appendix 4 on the use of default factors for monitoring and reporting with a NCV value for acetylene, and • Include technical Appendix 5 on simplification for uncertainty assessments for activity data.
  3. First published.