Guidance: Participating in the UK ETS

A UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) will replace the UK’s participation in the EU ETS from 1 January 2021. The 4 governments of the UK have established the scheme to increase the climate ambition of the UK’s carbon pricing policy, whilst also protecting the competitiveness of UK businesses.

This guidance explains who the UK ETS applies to and what is required of businesses that are covered.