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The Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

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2.—(1) In this Order—

“grid works”, in relation to a generating station, means—

(a)

the construction of a connection between the station and a transmission or distribution system for the purpose of enabling electricity to be conveyed from the station to that system, or

(b)

the carrying out of modifications to a connection between the station and a transmission or distribution system for the purpose of enabling an increase in the amount of electricity that can be conveyed over that connection from the station to that system;

“network operator” means a distribution exemption holder, distribution licence holder or a transmission licence holder;

“original capacity”, in relation to a generating station, means the generating capacity of the station as accredited;

“radar works” means—

(a)

the construction of a radar station,

(b)

the installation of radar equipment,

(c)

the carrying out of modifications to a radar station or to radar equipment, or

(d)

the testing of a radar station or radar equipment;

“relevant date” means the later of—

(a)

5th January 2016, and

(b)

the date falling two months after the day on which this Order comes into operation.

(2) Expressions used in this Order which are also used in the Renewables Obligation Order (Northern Ireland) 2009(1) shall have the same meaning as in that Order.

(3) In this Order “distribution licence” and “transmission licence” have the same meaning as in the Electricity (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.

(1)

Schedule 2 to S.R. 2009/154 has been amended by Article 30 of S.R. 2013/116. There are other amendments which are not relevant.

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