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The Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from High-efficiency Cogeneration (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

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Amendments to the Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from High-efficiency Cogeneration Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008

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2.—(1) The Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from High-efficiency Cogeneration Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2 (interpretation)—

(a)in paragraph (1) for the definition of “the Cogeneration Directive” substitute—

“the Energy Efficiency Directive” means Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25th October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC(2), and any reference to Annexes II and X to the Directive is to be construed as a reference to those Annexes as amended from time to time;

(b)in paragraph (1) in the definition of “high-efficiency cogeneration” for “Annex III of the Cogeneration Directive” substitute “Annex II to the Energy Efficiency Directive”;

(c)in paragraph (2) for “Cogeneration Directive” substitute “Energy Efficiency Directive”.

(3) In regulation 3 (Issue of CHPGOs and the competent authority) in paragraph (2) for “for the purposes of Article 5(2) of the Cogeneration Directive” substitute “to supervise the issuing of CHPGOs in accordance with Article 14(10) of and Annex X to the Energy Efficiency Directive”.

(4) In regulation 5 (Issue and content of CHPGOs)—

(a)after paragraph (2) insert—

(2A) A CHPGO—

(a)shall be issued by reference to a standard size of 1MWh; and

(b)shall relate to the net electricity output measured at the station boundary and exported to the grid.;

(b)in paragraph (3) for “matters set out in Schedule 2” substitute “information required by paragraph (b) of Annex X to the Energy Efficiency Directive”.

(5) In regulation 10 (Recognition of CHPGOs)—

(a)in paragraph (1) for “Article 5(5) of the Congregation Directive” substitute “Annex X to the Energy Efficiency Directive”;

(b)in paragraph (3)—

(i)for “matters referred to in paragraphs 4 to 9 of Schedule 2” substitute “information referred to in paragraph (b) of Annex X to the Energy Efficiency Directive”; and

(ii)for “Article 5 of that Directive” substitute “Article 14(10) of the Energy Efficiency Directive”;

(c)in paragraph (5) for “Article 5(6) of the Cogeneration Directive” substitute “Article 14(10) of the Energy Efficiency Directive”.

(6) Omit Schedule 2 (Information to be contained in a CHPGO).

(2)

OJ No L 315,14.11.2012, pl.

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