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Industrial Emissions Directive derogation: cost-benefit analysis tool

Use the Industrial Emissions Directive (IED) cost-benefit analysis tool to inform your application for a derogation from the requirements of the IED.

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IED derogation cost-benefit analysis tool

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Details

You can use the IED cost-benefit analysis tool, if you are:

  • applying for an IED derogation
  • assessing a request for IED derogation

Follow the user guide which explains what information you need to enter manually and the steps that are automated.

The CBA tool uses the May 2020 air quality damage costs and the Valuation of greenhouse gas emissions: for policy appraisal and evaluation that was published in September 2021.

Published 20 April 2016
Last updated 9 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the details section of the webpage by removing reference to the 'January 2019 air quality damage costs' and replacing it with the 'May 2020 air quality damage costs'.

  2. We have explained that you can use the Beta version of the IED derogation cost-benefit analysis tool. In this tool, we have built in the January 2019 Air quality damage costs.

  3. Beta version of the IED derogation cost-benefit analysis tool. In this tool we have built in the [January 2019 Air quality damage costs](https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/assess-the-impact-of-air-quality). Please note that the Beta version of the tool is still under development. For any technical issues, please contact the [Environment Agency](https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency#org-contacts).

  4. We have published a Beta version of the IED derogation cost-benefit analysis tool which has the January 2019 Air quality damage costs built in. We have updated the user guide by replacing references to DECC with BEIS.

  5. New version of the cost benefit analysis tool.

  6. New version of the cost benefit analysis tool.

  7. First published.