S.I. No. 299/2009 - 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 .

ELECTRICITY REGULATION ACT 1999 (APPOINTMENT OF PERSON TO CALCULATE POWER TO HEAT RATIOS OF COMBINED HEAT AND POWER UNITS) ORDER 2009

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 4th August, 2009.

I, EAMONN RYAN, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by Section 7(2) of the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (No. 23 of 1999) (as amended by Section 6 of the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 (No. 40 of 2006)), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Electricity Regulation Act 1999 (Appointment of Person to Calculate Power to Heat Ratios of Combined Heat and Power Units) Order 2009.

2. This Order comes into operation on 30th July 2009.

3. The Commission for Energy Regulation is appointed to calculate and certify the actual power to heat ratios of the cogeneration technologies specified in Annex 1 to Directive 2004/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 1 .

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

30 July 2009

EAMONN RYAN

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

This Order brings into operation on 30th July 2009, Section 6 of the Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006 .

1 OJ L 52, 21.2.2004, p. 50.