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Energy Act 2004

Chapter 1: Sustainable Energy

223.Section 81 requires the Government to publish information about the development and bringing into use of new energy sources, actions taken to ensure the requisite scientific and engineering expertise is available to develop new energy sources and actions taken to achieve the statutory energy efficiency aim of saving 3.5MtC through energy efficiency in the household sector. This information will be published as part of the annual report required under section 1 of the Sustainable Energy Act 2003.

224.Section 82 provides for publication and implementation of a microgeneration strategy.

225.Section 83 places a duty on the Secretary of State and GEMA to carry out their respective functions under Part 1 of both the Gas Act 1986 and the Electricity Act 1989, in a manner best calculated to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development.

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