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Renewables Obligation (Amendment) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 984 of 2011).

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This Order amends the Renewables Obligation Order 2009 by, among other things: implementing in respect of England and Wales Articles 17 to 19 of Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources; widening the exceptions to the circumstances in which no renewables obligation certificates are to be issued; inserting new articles 17AA, 17AB and 58A relating to certificates for offshore wind generating stations; making provision with respect to information to be provided to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority where electricity is generated from biomass. The Directive is implemented with respect to fossil-derived bioliquid and determination of fossil fuel proportion of waste and of biomass which is composed of fossil fuel. No certificates shall be issued in respect of any electricity generated using bioliquid that does not meet the greenhouse gas emission criteria (which are set out in the new Schedule A1) and the land criteria (which are set out in the new Schedule A2).
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