Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) affects installations in industrial sectors which produce significant quantities of greenhouse gases, such as:
Other organisations may also be covered by the EU ETS, including universities and hospitals.
Businesses affected by the regulations are those that carry out activities listed in Annex 1 of the EU ETS Directive
From 2012, aviation has been included in the EU ETS. For existing aircraft operators there is a requirement to monitor and report emissions.
From 2013, the EU ETS has been expanded to cover a number of other industry sectors including:
The EU ETS will also be extended to include other greenhouse gases - such as perfluorocarbons and nitrous oxide - for some industry sectors.
During this time, the revised EU ETS Directive will also provide for:
EU Emissions Trading System: Who is affected
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