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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given on

 

Wednesday 17 April 2013

 

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Consideration of Bill


 

Energy Bill, As Amended

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

48

 

Page  13,  line  6  [Clause  21],  at end insert ‘capacity may be secured by capacity

 

auctions or by the establishment of a strategic reserve or by other means’.

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

49

 

Page  14,  line  16  [Clause  22],  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

conferring on the Secretary of State the power by regulation to introduce

 

a system of strategic reserve of supply; and

 

(f)    

conferring on The Secretary of State by regulation the power to designate

 

a nominated person to hold and manage the Strategic Reserve on his

 

behalf (“the Strategic Reserve Operator”).’.

 

Dr Alan Whitehead

 

50

 

Page  14,  line  20  [Clause  22],  at end add—

 

‘(7)    

 

(a)    

A person is eligible to be designated as the Strategic Reserve Operator if

 

the person is—

 

(i)    

a company formal and registered under the Companies Act 2006;

 

or

 

(ii)    

a public authority, including any person whose functions are of a

 

public nature.

 

(b)    

The Strategic Reserve Operator must contract with the System Operator

 

for the circumstances under which the Strategic Reserve Operator

 

supplies power to the System Operator.

 

(c)    

The Secretary of State must approve the drawing up of any contract

 

between the System Operator and the Strategic Reserve Operator and

 

may from time to time vary the terms of the contract should

 

circumstances require.

 

(d)    

The Secretary of State must lay before Parliament a reasoned case for any

 

change of content under subsection (5).


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 17 April 2013                  

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Energy Bill, continued

 
 

(e)    

Strategic Reserve regulations may make provision for payments to be

 

made by electricity suppliers or capacity providers to a settlement body

 

for the purposes of enabling the body—

 

(i)    

to meet such descriptions of its costs that the Secretary of State

 

considers appropriate;

 

(ii)    

to hold sums in reserve;

 

(iii)    

to make payments to the Strategic Reserve Operator for the

 

purpose of securing and operating Strategic Reserve capacity.’.

 


 
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