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(1)This section applies for the purposes of this Chapter.

(2)The occupier or owner who makes the arrangement referred to in section 1(2) is the “improver” and the person who makes the improvements is the “green deal provider”.

(3)The person referred to in section 1(6)(a) is the “bill payer”.

(4)References to energy efficiency improvements, in relation to a property, are to—

(a)measures for improving efficiency in the use in the property of electricity, gas conveyed through pipes or any other source of energy which is specified in an order made by the Secretary of State, or

(b)measures falling within subsection (5) or (6).

(5)Measures fall within this subsection if—

(a)they are any of the following—

(i)measures for increasing the amount of electricity generated, or heat produced, by microgeneration (within the meaning given by section 26(1) of the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act 2006);

(ii)any other measures for increasing the amount of electricity generated, or heat produced, using low-emissions sources or technologies;

(iii)measures for reducing the consumption of such energy as is mentioned in subsection (4), and

(b)they are specified in an order made by the Secretary of State.

(6)Measures fall within this subsection if—

(a)they are installed at the property for the purpose of supplying to it any of the following types of energy—

(i)electricity generated by a generating station operated for the purposes of producing heat, or a cooling effect, in association with electricity;

(ii)heat produced in association with electricity or steam produced from (or air or water heated by) such heat;

(iii)any gas or liquid subjected to a cooling effect produced in association with electricity, and

(b)they are specified in an order made by the Secretary of State.

(7)For the purposes of subsection (5)(a)(ii) electricity is generated, or heat is produced, using low-emissions sources or technologies if it is generated, or produced, by plant which relies wholly or mainly on a source of energy or a technology mentioned in section 26(2) of the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Act 2006.

(8)For the purposes of subsection (6) “generating station” and “supplying” are to be read in accordance with section 64(1) of the Electricity Act 1989.

(9)“Energy” (except in this section), “energy bill”, “occupier”, “owner” and “relevant energy supplier” have the meaning given in regulations made by the Secretary of State.

(10)Regulations under subsection (9) may also make provision as to the circumstances in which a person who is not a bill payer for the purposes of this Chapter may be treated as a bill payer for those purposes.

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I1S. 2 in force at 21.3.2012 for specified purposes by S.I. 2012/873, art. 3(1)(a)(2)

I2S. 2 in force at 28.1.2013 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2013/125, art. 2(a)

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