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Energy Act 2013

Section 27: Power to make electricity capacity regulations

136.This section enables the Secretary of State to make regulations (“electricity capacity regulations”) about the provision of capacity to meet the demands of consumers for the supply of electricity in Great Britain. Subsection (3) specifies that “providing capacity” means providing electricity or reducing demand for electricity. Subsection (4) makes clear that provision made about “reducing demand for electricity” can include provision that reducing the consumption of electricity reduces demand.

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