Energy legislation tracker 2017

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

  • Energy legislation tracker 2017
  • England and Wales
  • European Union

Energy legislation tracker 2017

This Energy legislation tracker tool displays key upcoming legislation of interest to Energy lawyers from 1 January 2017.

The tracker is divided into the following jurisdictions:

  1. England and Wales

  2. European Union

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

England and Wales

TitleKey dateTopicsSee Details
Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017
SI 2017/1075
1 January 2018
Comes into force
  1. Nuclear licensing and regulation

In force
The Regulations set out a framework to ensure that occupational exposures to ionising radiations are kept as low as is reasonably practicable. The occupational elements of Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiations are transposed. The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 are revoked. See: The occupational elements of Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiations are transposed. The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 are revoked.
Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Regulations 2017
SI 2017/1234
1 January 2018
Comes into force
  1. Renewable electricity subsidies and embedded benefits

  2. Subsidies for renewably fuelled electricity and heat generation and embedded benefits

In force
The amendments made by Directive 2015/1513/EU to the Renewables Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources that are relevant to the renewables obligation scheme (RO scheme) in respect

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