From New Power founder Dom Maclaine’s latest blog:
“amid extreme predictions of certain doom, there are areas where the implications of Brexit are much more overtly uncertain. Energy policy, and particularly the future of low carbon technologies and policies is one.
“… EU ETS permits would still be valid after Brexit, and could be sold / transferred to other companies with an obligation so they would still have some value, but that value is highly uncertain given the unknown quantity that is post-Brexit negotiations and timescales. Maybe then it would be better to sell the permits now rather than risk them potentially being devalued … or maybe not, given that we might not vote for Brexit at all?
“The picture is equally uncertain for renewables…”
Read the full post at the Exeter Energy Policy Group Blog
See the results of New Power’s exclusive industry survey on Brexit here – will there be a policy black hole?