Statutory guidance

SR2018 No 4: Specified Generator, Tranche B low risk, 0 – 20 MWth of gas or abated diesel engines operated less than 500 hours a year

Standard rules and generic risk assessment for Tranche B Specified Generator with individual unit capacity <1-20MWth of gas or abated diesel engines operated less than 500 hours a year.

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SR2018 No 4 standard rules Specified Generator, Tranche B low risk, 0 – 20 MWth of gas or abated diesel engines operated less than 500 hours a year

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SR2018 No 4 generic risk assessment Specified Generator, Tranche B low risk, 0 – 20 MWth of gas or abated diesel engines operated less than 500 hours a year

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When referred to in an environmental permit these rules will allow the operator to operate one or more Tranche B Specified Generators operated for < 500 hours a year which are gas or abated diesel engines which may be providing a balancing service in the peaking market to the National Grid. Individual unit capacity is <1-20MWth and the total is < 20.0 MWth at the specified location which is in rural and urban areas where the NO2 background has sufficient headroom. Includes secondary abatement on diesel engines or, where necessary, on gas engines.

Applies to Specified Generators burning only natural gas or ultra-low sulphur diesel (10 ppm sulphur).

Published 6 September 2018