With the long Brexit process now over, a new era has begun for the UK.  This formal separation from the European Union could both cause material impacts and open new opportunities for the renewables and clean tech industry. The REA continues to represents it members’ views, and provides consolidated advice on outcomes affecting UK business.

And, as the UK Government plans its green recovery working towards reaching net zero by 2050, we await details on regulation change, cross-border trading, carbon pricing and global leadership as we head towards the UK hosting COP26 in November 2021.

See the resources and news sections below for our latest work in this area.

Brexit Deal and Energy – in Summary

BEIS Brexit Resources – Transition Checklist

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Shared Ambitions : advancing EU and UK co-operation on climate targets REA event

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Related Resources


Jan 6, 2021

Brexit Deal and Energy – Summary

A summary of relevant sections of the UK-EU Free Trade Agreement for REA members


Dec 18, 2020

EA information for Waste Sector regarding Brexit

The EA have issued some key messages for the Waste sector regarding the end of the EU transition period.


Dec 16, 2020

Scottish Government Briefing on Brexit Waste Management and EA Briefing on International Waste Shipments

Includes a briefing on EU Exit and Waste Management from the Scottish Government, along with specific guidance from the EA on what is required for the International Shipments of Waste.