Energy legislation tracker 2016

The following Energy practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Energy legislation tracker 2016
  • England and Wales
  • European Union

Energy legislation tracker 2016

This Energy legislation tracker tool displays key upcoming legislation of interest to Energy lawyers from 1 September 2016.

Legislation will be displayed in reverse chronological order. Legislation that is only applicable to Wales will be indicated on the tracker.

The tracker is divided into the following jurisdictions:

  1. England and Wales

  2. European Union

For information on legislation that comes into force in 2017, see: Energy legislation tracker 2017.

England and Wales

TitleKey dateTopicsSee Details
Climate Change Agreements (Administration) (Amendment and Related Provision) Regulations 2016
SI 2016/1189
30 December 2016Climate change and targetsIn force
From 30 December 2016, amendments are made to the terms relating to the buy-out fee for future Target Periods that must be included in the agreements in the Climate Change Agreements Scheme (the CCA Scheme). See: LNB News 09/12/2016 117.
Contracts for Difference (Allocation) (Excluded Sites) Amendment Regulations 2016
SI 2016/1246
15 December 2016Renewable Subsidies and Embedded BenefitsIn force
Some of the ‘non-delivery disincentive’ provisions of certain contracts for difference (CFD) legislation are amended. CFDs are allocated to generator applicants via periodic allocation rounds. See: LNB News 11/10/2016 113.
Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Landward Areas) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2016
SI 2016/1029
15 December 2016
  1. Conventional oil and gas

  2. Overarching GB Gas and Electricity Market Regulation

In force
The Regulations amend the Petroleum Licensing (Exploration and Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 2014 to

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