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Meeting climate change requirements if there’s no Brexit deal

How climate change regulations, emissions trading, ecodesign and energy labelling would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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If the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019 without a deal, find out how this would affect:

  • climate change regulations
  • emissions trading
  • energy using products
  • ecodesign and energy labelling

Last updated 12 April 2019

The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is 30 April 2019.

The Carbon Emissions Tax will not be commencing on 15 April 2019. Further information on the implications of the extension for carbon pricing will be set out in due course.

29 March 2019

The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU ETS is 10:59pm on 12 April 2019. If EU exit day is changed again, the compliance deadline will be 30 April 2019 (or immediately before exit in the event that exit day is before 1 May 2019).

11 March 2019

The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU ETS is being extended from 15 March 2019 to 26 March 2019.

28 February 2019

We have added guidance for UK businesses providing EU ETS verification services to operators in EU countries.

Published 12 October 2018
Last updated 12 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is now 30 April 2019. The Carbon Emissions Tax will not be commencing on 15 April 2019. Further information on the implications of the extension for carbon pricing will be set out in due course.
  2. The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU ETS is now 10:59pm on 12 April 2019. If EU exit day is changed again, the compliance deadline will be 30 April 2019 (or immediately before exit in the event that exit day is before 1 May 2019).
  3. The 2018 compliance deadline to surrender allowances for the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is being extended from 15 March 2019 to 26 March 2019.
  4. We have added guidance for UK businesses providing EU ETS verification services to operators in EU countries.
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