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EU energy efficiency to be retained post Brexit

19 April 2017

Statements within the government's Great Repeal Bill have confirmed the UK will continue to adhere to EU energy efficiency standards.

This will include the use of energy performance certificates (EPCs) and rulings over the use of energy.

Following the repeal of the 1972 European Communities Act, legislation will be transferred into UK law following its separation from the EU.

Details of these and other proposals were included in the Legislation for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union white paper.

The statements have found favour with Elmhurst Energy managing director Martyn Reed, who refers to the paragraph within the document that commits the government "to ensuring that we become the first generation leave the environment in a better state than we found it".

Referring to the publication's statement that the UK's legislation has "delivered tangible environmental benefits", Mr Reed said the Bill will see "the whole body of existing EU environmental law continues to have effect in UK law".

This will provide the energy efficiency sector "maximum certainty" and allows it plan ahead as the UK leaves the UK in the future.


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