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The Electricity (Individual Exemptions from the Requirement for a Generation Licence) Order 2019

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Article 3 of this Order grants exemptions from the requirements of section 4(1)(a) of the Electricity Act 1989 (which prohibits the generation of electricity for supply to any premises without a licence) in relation to two electricity generating stations in Great Britain. The companies granted exemptions are:

  • Blackcraig Wind Farm (Scotland) Limited in respect of Blackcraig Wind Farm, an electricity generating station whose entrance is situated at Ordnance Survey map reference NX718808, in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

  • Innogy Renewables UK Limited in respect of Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm, an electricity generating station in Clocaenog Forest in Conwy and Denbighshire, incorporating a substation which is situated at Ordnance Survey map reference SJ014588.

A regulatory impact assessment in respect of exemptions from the requirements of section 4(1)(a) of the Electricity Act 1989 was prepared in 2001 and can be obtained from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Wholesale Energy Markets Division, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0ET. Copies have been placed in the libraries of both Houses of Parliament.

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