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The Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement, extent and interpretation

  3. 2.Amendments to Article 2 of the 2009 Order (interpretation)

  4. 3.Amendment to Article 4 (biomass and fuels which are to be treated as biomass)

  5. 4.Amendments to Article 13 (further provision in relation to the production of renewables obligation certificates)

  6. 5.Amendment to Article 15 (when electricity is to be regarded as supplied to customers in Northern Ireland)

  7. 6.Amendments to Article 18A (generating stations accredited for longer than 20 years)

  8. 7.Amendments to Article 21 (circumstances in which no NIROCs are to be issued in respect of electricity generated from renewable sources)

  9. 8.Amendment to Article 22 (NIROCs to be issued by Authority in respect of a generating station’s renewable output)

  10. 9.Renumber Article 22A (circumstances in which no NIROCs are to be issued in respect of electricity generated from bioliquid) as Article 21A

  11. 10.Renumber Article 22B (common agricultural requirements) as Article 21B

  12. 11.Amendments to Article 23 (calculating a generating station’s renewable output)

  13. 12.Amendments to Article 24 (renewable output of a qualifying combined heat and power generating station)

  14. 13.Amendment to Article 25 (the amount of electricity to be stated in each NIROC)

  15. 14.Substitution of Article 26 (qualifying combined heat and power generating stations)

  16. 15.Co-firing

  17. 16.Amendment to Article 27 (microgenerators and qualifying new small scale generators)

  18. 17.For Article 27(3) of the 2009 )Order substitute—

  19. 18.Amendment to Article 27A (Qualifying new onshore wind stations and qualifying new solar photovoltaic stations)

  20. 19.Amendment to Article 27B (Qualifying new hydro stations)

  21. 20.Amendments to Article 28 (generating stations which were accredited as at 11th July 2006)

  22. 21.Wave and tidal stream generating stations

  23. 22.Amendments to Article 29 (generating stations which were accredited, or held preliminary accreditation, as at 31st March 2009)

  24. 23.Amendment to Article 30 (generating stations in respect of which a statutory grant has been awarded)

  25. 24.Amendments to Article 31 (review of banding provisions)

  26. 25.Amendment to Article 34 (general criteria for the issue of NIROCs)

  27. 26.Amendments to Article 46 (information to be provided to the Authority where electricity is generated from biomass or fossil derived bioliquid)

  28. 27.Amendments to Article 46A (bioliquid sustainability audit report)

  29. 28.Registration as a grace period generating station

  30. 29.Amendment to Article 52 (modification of this Order in relation to microgenerators in certain circumstances)

  31. 30.The 2009 Order: Schedule 1

  32. 31.Amendments to Part 1 of Schedule 2 (interpretation)

  33. 32.Substitution of Part 2 of Schedule 2 (amount of electricity to be stated in NIROCs generally)

  34. 33.Amount of electricity to be stated in NIROCs issued for electricity generated using 2013/14 capacity, 2014/15 capacity, 2015/16 capacity or post-2016 capacity

  35. 34.Transitionals

  36. Signature

  37. Explanatory Note

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