Electricity Regulation Act 1999


F283 [ Construction of an interconnector.

16A. The Commission may, with the consent of the Minister, secure the construction of an interconnector or interconnectors by one or more of the following means:

( a ) a competitive tender;

( b ) an authorisation granted to a person without a prior competitive tender where the person demonstrates, to the satisfaction of the Commission, that the granting of an authorisation, subject to such conditions as the Commission deems necessary and appropriate, is in the long term interests of final customers; or

( c ) requesting the transmission system operator to provide for the construction of an interconnector in its development plan. ]




Inserted (23.05.2007) by Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (40/2006), s. 8(5), S.I. No. 266 of 2007.