Electricity Regulation Act 1999

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F53[Combined heat and power.

7. (1) Electricity production from combined heat and power shall be calculated in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 3.

(2) The Minister may by order appoint a person to calculate and certify the actual power to heat ratios of such classes of combined heat and power units as are specified in the order, and such person shall have such powers and duties as are specified in the order.

(3) A person appointed under subsection (2) shall calculate the actual power to heat ratios of combined heat and power units in accordance with this Act and the Directive.

F54[(4) The Minister may by order specify power-to-heat ratio default values for any technology or technologies which satisfy the definition of combined heat and power, provided that

(a) in respect of the technologies referred to in paragraphs (a) to (e) of Part II of Annex I to the Directive, such default values shall be consistent with those specified in paragraph (b) of that Annex, and

(b) in respect of technologies other than those referred to in paragraph (a) of this subsection, such default values shall be notified to the European Commission.]

(5) The relative amount of primary energy savings provided by combined heat and power production shall be calculated in accordance with paragraphs 3 and 4 of Schedule 3.

(6) F55[]

(7) F55[]

(8) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order made under this section including an order made under this subsection.

(9) The provisions of this section and Schedule 3 apply to installations or generating stations whether first licensed before or after the coming into operation of section 6 of the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006.

F56[(10) In this section Directive means Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 20121.]]

Annotations

Amendments:

F53

Substituted (29.07.2009) by Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (40/2006), s. 6(b), S.I. No. 298 of 2009.

F54

Substituted (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014, (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 25(a).

F55

Repealed (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 25(b), commenced on enactment.

F56

Substituted (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 25(c).

Editorial Notes:

E6

Additional requirements on CER when calculating and certifying actual power to heat ratio of a combined heat and power generating station in accordance with section imposed (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 35(1).

E7

Previous affecting provision: additional requirements on CER when calculating and certifying actual power to heat ratio of a combined heat and power generating station in accordance with section imposed (11.12.2009) European Communities (High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 499 of 2009), reg. 3; revoked (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 45(c).

E8

Previous affecting provision: power pursuant to subs. (2) exercised (30.07.2009) Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Appointment of Person to Calculate Power to Heat Ratios of Combined Heat and Power Units) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 299 of 2009); revoked (29.09.2014) by European Union (Energy Efficiency) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 426 of 2014), reg. 45(b).