Closed consultation

Exempting Lynemouth power station from needing a licence to generate electricity

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

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Summary

Electricity licence exemption for Lynemouth power station.

Documents

Exemption from the requirement for a licence to generate electricity: proposal to make the Electricity (Exemption from the requirement for a generation licence) (Curen) (England And Wales) Order 2012

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Impact Assessment: Granting a time-limited exemption to a generation licence

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Consultation description

The Secretary of State, pursuant to section 5(2) and (3) of the Electricity Act 1989 (“the Act”) as amended by the Utilities Act 2000, proposes, subject to representations, to make an order under section 5(1) of the Act granting exemption from section 4(1)(a) of the Act to Curen Limited in respect of the Lynemouth Power Station. The condition of granting the exemption is that the exemption is time limited and will expire on 31 March 2015.