Guest Blog: Haydn Young asks what matters now?

Haydn Young founder of the Energy Club asks what matters to energy professionals right now amid the Brexit chaos?

Carbon pricing
UK extends 2018 EU Emissions Trading System compliance deadline

The deadline extension from the 15th of March to the 26th of March will give emitters more time to buy and surrender required carbon units

No-deal Brexit
‘Balancing and Settlement Code needs amending in case of no-deal’

That’s the call from National Grid Energy System Operator (ESO), which says this should be updated as soon as possible

British countryside
UK’s green watchdog ‘must have teeth, for the sake of the environment’

A House of Lords Committee has raised concerns regarding the implementation of the proposed Office for Environmental Protection

Brexit
UK working to establish post-Brexit emissions trading system

Claire Perry said this would come into effect after the end of the EU’s current ETS trading phase at the end of 2020, assuming a deal was reached

Liam Fox pledges support for oil and gas and environmental standards post-Brexit

The international trade secretary said climate change is ‘undoubtedly one of the most pressing challenges’ beyond Brexit

Shipping radioactive nuclear waste in no deal Brexit scenario

The new rules largely replicate the current regulatory procedures that exist between the European Atomic Energy Community and third countries

New UK system to limit F-gases in no-deal Brexit scenario

F-gases can be found in air conditioning and refrigeration and are powerful greenhouse gases that contribute to global warming

Businesses urged to register for Horizon 2020 grants as Brexit looms

It is to ensure organisations continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal

Brexit – Possible outcomes and their impact on the energy markets

UK politics has been thrown into crisis recently, following continued Parliamentary deadlock over Brexit.