Energy Bill [HL] — Commons Amendments — 12 Apr 2016 at 20:15

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

7AJ: Line 360, leave out “31 March 2016” and insert “the onshore wind closure date”

7AK: Line 365, leave out “December 2017” and insert “January 2018”

7AL: Line 416, at end insert-“““the onshore wind closure date” has the meaning given by section 32LC(3);”;”

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

8: Insert the following new Clause-“Onshore wind power: use of Northern Ireland certificates(1) The Electricity Act 1989 is amended as follows. (2) Before section 32M insert-“32LM Use of Northern Ireland certificates: onshore wind power(1) The Secretary of State may make regulations providing that an electricity supplier may not discharge its renewables obligation (or its obligation in relation to a particular period) by the production to the Authority of a relevant Northern Ireland certificate, except in the circumstances, and to the extent, specified in the regulations.(2) A “relevant Northern Ireland certificate” is a Northern Ireland certificate issued in respect of electricity generated after 31 March 2016 (or any later date specified in the regulations)-(a) using the original capacity of a Northern Ireland onshore wind generating station accredited after 31 March 2016 (or any later date so specified), or(b) using additional capacity of a Northern Ireland onshore wind generating station, where in the Authority’s view the additional capacity first formed part of the station after 31 March 2016 (or any later date so specified).(3) In this section-“NIRO Order” means any order made under Articles 52 to 55F of the Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003;“Northern Ireland certificate” means a renewables obligation certificate issued by the Northern Ireland authority under the Energy (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 and pursuant to a NIRO Order;“Northern Ireland onshore wind generating station” means a generating station that-(a) generates electricity from wind, and(b) is situated in Northern Ireland, but not in waters in or adjacent to Northern Ireland up to the seaward limits of the territorial sea.(4) Power to make provision in a renewables obligation order by virtue of section 32F (and any provision contained in such an order) is subject to provision contained in regulations under this section.(5) This section is not otherwise to be taken as affecting power to make provision in a renewables obligation order.(6) Regulations under this section may amend a renewables obligation order.(7) Section 32K applies in relation to regulations under this section as it applies in relation to a renewables obligation order.”(3) In section 32M (interpretation)-(a) in subsection (1), for “32LB” substitute “32LM”; (b) in subsection (7), for “32L” substitute “32LM”.”

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

8A: Line 12, leave out “31 March 2016” and insert “the onshore wind closure date”

8B: Line 15, leave out “31 March 2016” and insert “the onshore wind closure date”

8C: Line 19, leave out “31 March 2016” and insert “the onshore wind closure date”

Moved by Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth

9: Clause 80, page 47, line 3, leave out Clause 80

Moved by Lord Grantchester

9A: Clause 80, insert the following new Clause- Review of calculation of net UK carbon account(1) The Secretary of State must carry out a review of whether it is appropriate for the calculation of the net UK carbon account for the 2028-2032 budgetary period, and subsequent budgetary periods, to take into account the crediting and debiting of carbon units as a result of the operation of-(a) the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme, or(b) any amendment of, or replacement for, that scheme that the Secretary of State considers may have effect for the budgetary periods to which the review relates.(2) When carrying out the review the Secretary of State must take into account-(a) any representations made by the other national authorities, (b) scientific knowledge about climate change,(c) technology relevant to climate change, (d) economic circumstances,(e) fiscal circumstances,(f) social circumstances, (g) energy policy, and(h) circumstances at European and international level.(3) Nothing in subsection (2) is to be read as restricting the matters that the Secretary of State may take into account.(4) The review must be published, in such manner as the Secretary of State considers appropriate, no later than 31 December 2016.(5) In this section “European Union Emissions Trading Scheme” means the scheme established under Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC, as implemented by the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme Regulations 2012 (S.I. 2012/3038). (6) Expressions used in this section and in Part 1 of the Climate Change Act 2008 have the same meanings as in that Part.”

9B: Clause 83, page 48, line 3, leave out “Part 4 comes” and insert “Parts 4 and 6 come”

9C: Clause 84, page 48, line 12, at end insert-“(2A) Part 6 extends to England and Wales only.”

9D: Page 48, line 13, leave out “subsection (2)” and insert “subsections (2) and (2A)”

Moved by Baroness Worthington

9E: Clause 80, insert the following new Clause-“Review of calculation of net UK carbon account (No. 2)(1) The Secretary of State must lay before Parliament revised regulations relating to carbon accounting under section 27(3) of the Climate Change Act 2008.(2) Before laying such regulations the Secretary of State must carry out a review of whether it is appropriate for the calculation of the net UK carbon account for the 2028-2032 budgetary period, and subsequent budgetary periods, to take into account the crediting and debiting of carbon units as a result of the operation of- (a) the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme, or(b) any amendment of, or replacement for, that scheme that the Secretary of State considers may have effect for the budgetary periods to which the review relates.(3) When carrying out the review the Secretary of State must take into account-(a) advice from the Committee on Climate Change,(b) any representations made by the other national authorities, (c) scientific knowledge about climate change,(d) technology relevant to climate change,(e) economic circumstances, (f) fiscal circumstances,(g) social circumstances,(h) energy policy, and(i) circumstances at European and international level.(4) Nothing in subsection (3) is to be read as restricting the matters that the Secretary of State may take into account.(5) The review must be published, in such manner as the Secretary of State considers appropriate, no later than one year after the passing of this Act.(6) The Secretary of State must lay the regulations under subsection (1) no later than 31 December 2017.(7) A statutory instrument containing regulations under subsection (1) may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

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