Great Britain’s energy security will be maintained and the Single Electricity Market that Northern Ireland shares with Ireland is expected to continue if we leave without a deal. Consumers can be confident that energy trade with European countries will continue if we leave without a deal, albeit under different arrangements. Our commitment to restoring and improving the environment is unaffected by Brexit. This chapter covers the civil nuclear industry after the UK leaves the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), energy and gas interconnectors between the UK and the EU, fuel supplies in the UK and the impact of leaving the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The Government has taken steps to ensure continuity where the UK will no longer be bound by EU regulations and continues to work closely with industry to assess risks and communicate actions third parties will need to take.
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