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Energy Act 2004

Section 116: Issue of green certificates in Great Britain

273.Section 116 provides that an order under section 32 of the Electricity Act 1989 may, by virtue of section 32B, empower GEMA to issue renewables obligations certificates (“ROCs”) to Northern Ireland suppliers as well as to GB suppliers and the operators of generating stations. It also provides that such an order may provide for the issue of ROCs in respect of renewables electricity which is generated by certain generating stations and supplied to customers in Northern Ireland, and that a GB supplier may discharge its renewable obligation in GB by presentation of these certificates.

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