Responding to the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on Brexit, RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck said:
“British renewables are a success story, worth billions to the UK economy. Our access to European markets helps keep our energy supply secure and supports our move to low cost, low carbon power. The UK must continue to be a leader in decarbonisation as we leave the EU and a No Deal outcome would mean uncertainty for industry and higher costs for consumers.
“This draft agreement provides the basic clarity that industry needs on market arrangements as we leave the EU and it protects the Single Electricity Market in Ireland. It’s important that Government builds on this by ramping up the ambition of domestic policy and pursuing a comprehensive future partnership with the EU on energy and action on climate change”.
RenewableUK’s members are building our future energy system, powered by clean electricity. We bring them together to deliver that future faster; a future which is better for industry, billpayers, and the environment. We support over 400 member companies to ensure increasing amounts of renewable electricity are deployed across the UK and access markets to export all over the world. Our members are business leaders, technology innovators, and expert thinkers from right across industry. We are celebrating our 40th anniversary this year.