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The Renewables Obligation Order 2006

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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

  4. PART 3 Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources

    1. 5.Eligible renewable sources: general

    2. 6.Eligible renewable sources: qualifying arrangement

    3. 7.Eligible renewable sources: other fuels

    4. 8.Eligible renewable sources: supplemental

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

    6. 10.Calculation of amount of electricity supplied to customers

  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) of the Act

    4. 14.Further provision in relation to production of certificates and NIROCs

  6. PART 5 ROCs: Issue and Revocation

    1. 15.Obligation to issue ROCs

    2. 16.Criteria for issue of ROCs

    3. 17.Criteria for issue of ROCs: supplemental

    4. 18.Procedure and calculations for issue of ROCs

    5. 19.ROC Register

    6. 20.Revocation of ROCs

    7. 21.Small generators

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

    1. 22.Allocation of payments made under article 11

  8. PART 7 Additional Payments

    1. 23.Late payments

    2. 24.Mutualisation: Payments In

    3. 25.Mutualisation: Payments Out

    4. 26.Mutualisation: Recalculations

    5. 27.Mutualisation: Definitions and Interpretation

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

    1. 28.Provision of information to the Authority

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

    3. 30.Functions of the Authority

    4. 31.Preliminary accreditation and accreditation of generating stations

  10. PART 9 Revocation, Transitional and Savings

    1. 32.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 ROC 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 ROC which—...

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

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

      8. 8.Where a ROC is issued in accordance with article 15...

      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 2009, the electricity to which the NIROC...

      10. 10.In paragraph 9, “the specified percentage” means—

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

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

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

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

      15. 15.Paragraph 16 applies where— (a) a qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      16. 16.If this paragraph applies, then it is a condition of...

      17. 17.Paragraph 18 applies where an extant qualifying arrangement (“the applicable...

      18. 18.If this paragraph applies, then it is a condition of...

      19. 19.Paragraphs 16 and 18 shall not apply to a NIROC...

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

      21. 21.The references in paragraph 20 to the first person and...

      22. 22.For the purposes of paragraphs 15 to 21, a generating...

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

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

      25. 25.Paragraph 26 applies, where in respect of any generating station,...

      26. 26.In the case of a generating referred to in paragraph...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AMOUNT OF RELEVANT SHORTFALL FOR EACH OBLIGATION PERIOD

  12. Explanatory Note

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