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The Feed-in Tariffs Order 2012

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introductory provisions

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Specified maximum capacity

    1. 3.Specified maximum capacity

  4. PART 3 Accreditation and matters relating to accreditation

    1. CHAPTER 1 Accreditation

      1. 4.Application of this Chapter

      2. 5.Accreditation of eligible installations

      3. 6.Accreditation of eligible installations not previously accredited under the ROO

      4. 7.Exceptions to accreditation applicable to all eligible installations

      5. 7A.Accreditation on or after 1st April 2019

      6. 7B.Certain delays in grid or radar works

      7. 8.Limit on numbers of eligible installations using combined heat and power

      8. 8A.The pause period

      9. 8B.The application limit

      10. 8C.The application limit: adjustments

      11. 8D.Transitional installations

    2. CHAPTER 2 Preliminary accreditation and pre-registration

      1. 9.Preliminary accreditation

      2. 10.Effect of preliminary accreditation

      3. 11.Pre-registration of community energy installations

      4. 12.Pre-registration of school installations

    3. CHAPTER 3 Matters relating to accreditation

      1. 13.Tariff codes

      2. 14.Unique identifiers for accredited FIT installations

      3. 15.Site of accredited FIT installations

      4. 16.Calculating and publishing FIT payment rates

      5. 17.Withdrawal of accreditation, etc.

      6. 17A.Withdrawal of preliminary accreditation for certain hydro generating stations

  5. PART 4 Accreditation of extensions to installations

    1. 18.Accreditation of extensions to accredited FIT installations

    2. 19.Accreditation of extensions to installations which are not accredited FIT installations

    3. 20.Part 4: interpretation

  6. PART 5 The central FIT register

    1. 21.The central FIT register

    2. 22.Error in the central FIT register

    3. 23.Modifications, nominations and terminations

    4. 24.Switching

  7. PART 5A Treatment of FIT generators following licence revocation

    1. 24A.Accredited FIT installations

    2. 24B.Other installations not yet accredited

  8. PART 6 Levelisation

    1. 25.Levelisation fund

    2. 26.Calculation of annual levelisation payments

    3. 27.Calculation of FIT contributions, etc.

    4. 27A.The capped amount of qualifying renewable electricity

    5. 28.Periodic levelisation

    6. 29.Notice of levelisation payments

    7. 30.Payments by the Authority

    8. 30A.Mutualisation

    9. 30B.Termination of supply licence

    10. 30C.Levelisation correction

    11. 30D.Late payments

  9. PART 7 Administrative functions of the Authority

    1. 31.Publication of guidance

    2. 32.List of FIT licensees

    3. 33.Annual reports

    4. 34.Additional information

    5. 35.Notices to reduce, withhold or recoup FIT payments

    6. 35ZA.Notices to reduce, withhold or recoup generation payments for the purposes of Part 8A

    7. 35A.FIT applications data

  10. PART 8 Functions of the Secretary of State

    1. 36.FIT deployment data

    2. 37.Deemed exports

    3. 38.Determinations relating to levelisation

    4. 38A.For the period commencing on 1st July 2013 until the...

  11. PART 8A Anaerobic digestion installations and entitlement to generation payments

    1. 38B.Application

    2. 38C.Ongoing obligation to meet sustainability criteria

    3. 38D.Ongoing obligation to provide quarterly declarations relating to sustainability criteria

    4. 38E.Entitlement to generation payments for electricity produced annually from biogas derived other than from waste and residue

    5. 38F.Ongoing obligation to provide annual declarations relating to feedstock types

    6. 38G.Ongoing obligation to provide annual audit report relating to sustainability criteria and feedstock type

    7. 38H.Ongoing obligation to provide quarterly meter readings to the FIT licensee

    8. 38I.Reporting periods

    9. 38J.Interpretation

  12. PART 9 Miscellaneous

    1. 39.Notices

    2. 40.Revocations, transitional provisions and savings

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE A1

      MCS-certified installations

      1. 1.An eligible installation is an MCS-certified installation if it is...

      2. 2.In paragraph 1, “relevant installation standard” means—

      3. 3.When exercising any functions under this Order, the Authority may...

      4. 4.In this Schedule, “MCS” means the Microgeneration Certification Scheme.

    2. SCHEDULE 1

      The central FIT register

      1. 1.(1) The central FIT register must contain sufficient information to...

      2. 2.The central FIT register must contain sufficient information to identify,...

    3. SCHEDULE 1A

      Limit of aggregate capacity of eligible installations

    4. SCHEDULE 2

      FIT applications data

      1. 1.Within the first 5 working days of each tariff period,...

      2. 2.The data referred to in paragraph 1 are—

      3. 3.In this Schedule— “applied for” refers to an application for...

    5. SCHEDULE 2A

      Greenhouse gas criteria

      1. PART 1 Greenhouse gas criteria

        1. 1.The greenhouse gas criteria

        2. 2.Calculating the greenhouse gas emissions

        3. 3.The default value method must not be used to calculate...

        4. 4.For the purposes of paragraph 3(c), paragraph 7 of Part...

        5. 5.Interpretation

      2. PART 2 Default greenhouse gas emissions from the production of biomass

    6. SCHEDULE 3

      Revocations

  14. Explanatory Note

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