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SI No 174 of 2004 - Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public Service Obligations) (Amendment) Order 2004

SI No 174 of 2004 - Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public Service Obligations) (Amendment) Order 2004

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The Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public Service Obligations) Order 2002, ( SI No 445 of 2000 ), provided for the imposition on ESB of public service obligations requiring ESB to purchase, up until 31 December 2019, the output of certain peat and renewable, sustainable or alternative electricity generating stations, in the interests of security of supply and environmental protection respectively and provided for the introduction of a public service obligation (PSO) levy mechanism from 1st January 2003 to compensate the ESB for the additional costs incurred.


The Order amends the aforesaid Order to impose a PSO on the ESB requiring it to purchase the output of additional renewable sustainable or alternative electricity generating stations in the interest of environmental protection and to provide for compensating it for the additional costs incurred.


This Order also amends the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public Service Obligations) Order 2002 ( SI No 217 of 2002 ) to extend the closure date of the Shannonbridge, U1 station to 2004.‚Äč

 

SI No 174 of 2004 - Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Public Service Obligations) (Amendment) Order 2004

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