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The Electricity and Gas (Community Energy Saving Programme) Order 2009

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Achievement of carbon emissions reduction obligations

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14.  (1)  Generators and suppliers must achieve their carbon emissions reduction obligation by promoting qualifying actions to domestic energy users in areas of low income.

(2) A qualifying action must be approved by the Authority.

(3) Generators and suppliers must achieve their carbon emissions reduction obligation without exceeding any of the following limits—

(a)no more than 4% of a generator’s or a supplier’s carbon emissions reduction obligation may be achieved by the provision of loft insulation;

(b)no more than 4% of a generator’s or a supplier’s carbon emissions reduction obligation may be achieved by the provision of cavity wall insulation;

(c)no more than 1% of a generator’s or a supplier’s carbon emissions reduction obligation may be achieved by the provision of a home energy advice package.

(4) The Authority must determine whether or not the limits in paragraph (3) are exceeded but in doing so must not apply any adjustments referred to in article 24 or article 25.

(5) A qualifying action approved by the Authority for the purposes of the Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions Reduction) Order 2008(1) is not by that approval a qualifying action under this Order.

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S.I. 2008/188, as amended by the Electricity and Gas (Carbon Emissions Reduction) (Amendment) Order 2009, S.I. 2009/1904.

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