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The Renewables Obligation (Scotland) Order 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory Provisions

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 The Renewables Obligation

    1. 3.The renewables obligation

    2. 4.The amount of the renewables obligation

    3. 5.Minimum amount from specified descriptions of renewable source and generating station

  4. PART 3 Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources

    1. 6.Eligible renewable sources: general

    2. 7.Eligible renewable sources: qualifying arrangement

    3. 8.Eligible renewable sources: other fuels

    4. 9.Eligible renewable sources: supplemental

    5. 10.Calculation of amount of electricity generated from eligible renewable sources

  5. PART 4 Alternative Ways of Discharging Renewables Obligation

    1. 11.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: payments

    2. 12.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: NIROCs

    3. 13.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: certificates certifying the matters in section 32B(2A) or (2AA) of the Act

    4. 14.Alternative way of discharging renewables obligation: certificates certifying the matters in section 32B(2AB) or (2AC) of the Act

    5. 15.Further provision in relation to production of certificates and NIROCs

  6. PART 5 SROCs: Issue and Revocation

    1. 16.Obligation to issue SROCs

    2. 17.Issue of SROCs to agents

    3. 18.Criteria for issue of SROCs

    4. 19.Criteria for issue of SROCs: supplemental

    5. 20.Criteria for issue of SROCs to agents: supplemental

    6. 21.Issuing SROCs certifying the matters in section 32B(2ZA), (2AA) or (2AC) of the Act: supplemental

    7. 22.Procedure and calculations for issue of SROCs

    8. 23.SROC Register

    9. 24.Revocation of SROCs

    10. 25.Small generators

  7. PART 6 Payments out of the Buy-Out Funds

    1. 26.Administrative division of payments made under article 11

    2. 27.Allocation of the buy-out fund

    3. 28.Allocation of the wave buy-out fund

    4. 29.Allocation of the tidal buy-out fund

  8. PART 7 Additional Payments

    1. 30.Late payments

    2. 31.Mutualisation: payments in

    3. 32.Mutualisation: payments out

    4. 33.Mutualisation: recalculations

    5. 34.Mutualisation: definitions and interpretation

  9. PART 8 Provision of Information and Functions of the Authority

    1. 35.Provision of information to the Authority

    2. 36.Exchange of information with the Northern Ireland Authority

    3. 37.Functions of the Authority

    4. 38.Preliminary accreditation and accreditation of generating stations

  10. PART 9 Revocation, Transitional and Savings

    1. 39.Revocation, transitional and savings

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMOUNT OF THE RENEWABLES OBLIGATION

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE REGISTER

      1. 1.The Authority shall maintain the Register (which may be in...

      2. 2.Particulars of a SROC comprise– (a) the name of the...

      3. 3.A person may only be the registered holder of a...

      4. 4.The Authority may from time to time draw up procedural...

      5. 5.The Authority shall delete from the Register any SROC which–...

      6. 6.Where the registered holder of a SROC and a person...

      7. 7.Where the Authority receives in writing a request for substitution...

      8. 8.Where a SROC is issued in accordance with article 16...

      9. 9.The substitute shall not be the registered holder of the...

      10. 10.The Register may be amended by a decision of the...

      11. 11.The contents of the Register (including the entries referred to...

      12. 12.Where any person considers that an entry maintained in respect...

      13. 13.The Authority shall in any procedural guidelines which it produces...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY FOR NIROCs

      1. 1.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was generated from...

      2. 2.The electricity was generated in Northern Ireland (which for the...

      3. 3.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      4. 4.Subject to paragraphs 5 and 6, the electricity to which...

      5. 5.Paragraph 4 shall not apply in relation to a NIROC...

      6. 6.Paragraph 4 shall not apply in relation to a NIROC...

      7. 7.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      8. 8.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      9. 9.After 31st March 2016, the electricity to which the NIROC...

      10. 10.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      11. 11.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      12. 12.The electricity to which the NIROC relates was not generated...

      13. 13.Paragraph 14 applies where– (a) a qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      14. 14.If this paragraph applies, it is a condition of eligibility...

      15. 15.Paragraph 16 applies, where an extant qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      16. 16.If this paragraph applies it is a condition of eligibility...

      17. 17.Paragraphs 14 and 16 shall not apply to a NIROC...

      18. 18.In paragraphs 14 and 16, in relation to a person...

      19. 19.The references in paragraph 18 to the first person and...

      20. 20.For the purposes of paragraphs 13 to 19, a generating...

      21. 21.For the purposes of paragraph 4, the main components of...

      22. 22.The following terms shall have the meanings given below where...

      23. 23.Paragraph 24 applies, where in respect of any generating station,...

      24. 24.In the case of a generating station referred to in...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AMOUNT OF RELEVANT SHORTFALL FOR EACH OBLIGATION PERIOD

  12. Explanatory Note

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