Carbon Capture and Storage Directive 2009—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law

The following Energy practice note produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Carbon Capture and Storage Directive 2009—snapshot
  • Brexit impact
  • Overview of the Carbon Capture and Storage Directive (CCS Directive)
  • Principles of the CCS Directive
  • Key elements
  • Storage site selection
  • Storage permits
  • Conditions for storage permits
  • Monitoring
  • Inspection
  • More...

Carbon Capture and Storage Directive 2009—snapshot

TitleDirective 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the geological storage of carbon dioxide
Entry into Force25 June 2009
Deadline for Transposition25 June 2011
AmendsSee document information on Eur-Lex
England and Wales LegislationThe Energy Act 2008, Energy Act 2010, Energy Act 2011, Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Licensing etc) Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2221 and section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989
SubjectClimate Change, Energy

Brexit impact

11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. Any changes relevant to this content will be set out below. For further guidance, see Practice Note: Brexit—impact on environmental law and News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.

Storage of Carbon Dioxide (Amendment and Power to Modify) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Domestic legislation, which implements the Carbon Capture and Storage Directive 2009 was saved by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) on exit day (31 January 2020). Any deficiencies in the domestic legislation, including any provisions within the Carbon Capture and Storage Directive, which were required to be

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