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The Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2007

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Further provision in relation to production of certificates and NIROCs

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15.  (1)  A designated electricity supplier may discharge up to 25 per cent of its renewables obligation in respect of an obligation period by producing to the Authority certificates issued by the Authority under section 32B of the Act and eligible NIROCs relating to electricity supplied in the immediately preceding obligation period.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), in respect of any obligation period which falls–

(a)from 1st April 2007 until 31st March 2011, no more than 10 per cent; and

(b)from 1st April 2011 until 31st March 2016, no more than 5 per cent,

of a designated electricity supplier’s renewables obligation may be satisfied by the production of certificates issued by the Authority under section 32B of the Act and eligible NIROCs issued in respect of generating stations which during the month to which a certificate or NIROC relates, have been fuelled partly by fossil fuel (as defined in article 9) and partly by biomass and by no other fuel.

(3) In the case of certificates or NIROCs issued in respect of a generating station which, during the month to which those certificates or NIROCs relate, has been fuelled partly by fossil fuel (as defined in article 9) and partly by biomass consisting in whole or in part of energy crops (and no other fuel), the limits set out in paragraph (2) shall not apply to the production of those certificates or NIROCs if and to the extent that they state the amount of electricity which is attributable to the energy crops.

(4) A designated electricity supplier shall not produce to the Authority a certificate issued under section 32B of the Act or a NIROC which has previously been or is simultaneously produced to the Northern Ireland Authority under a NIRO Order.

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