What is on the horizon for net zero energy policy in 2021?

What is on the horizon for net zero energy policy in 2021?

The Energy White Paper published at the end of last year, which set out the government’s plans for transitioning to net zero, has opened the gates to a plethora of policy activity in the coming year (and beyond!).  

So, what are the key policy documents energy and climate change lawyers can expect to see published over the course of 2021?

Ruth Jaun, a Professional Support Lawyer in the LexisPSL Energy team, has reviewed the Energy White Paper and collated some of the key expected developments, ordered thematically and by reference to anticipated delivery dates. 

Click here to read the full article: 2021—a year of intense regulatory activity on net zero policy

For a more detailed review of the Energy White Paper, see our previous article: The Energy White Paper—powering our net zero future


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About the author:
Ruth is a Professional Support Lawyer specialising in energy law. She has extensive regulatory and transactional experience in projects within the power, renewables and oil & gas sectors, both in the UK and internationally, and often with a project finance dimension. Her experience includes advising on electricity interconnector development projects, gas pipeline projects, power plant projects (including IPPs, wind farms and waste to energy plants), electricity trading (including on Grid Trade Master Agreements (GTMAs), and advising a power exchange on the development of standard documentations), energy M&As, energy sector privatisations, gas purchase and gas tolling agreements, and joint operations.

Ruth trained and qualified at Dentons (including a six-month stint in their Moscow office), and subsequently worked at Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills and Ashurst. Ruth joined LexisNexis® in March 2020. She has written a number of articles which have been published in various publications.