Amendments proposed to the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Malcolm Wicks

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*Page     15     [Clause     23],     leave out lines 31 and 32 and insert—

             ' "microgeneration" means the use for the generation of electricity or the production of heat of any plant (which, for this purpose, includes any equipment, apparatus or appliance)—

      (k) which, in generating electricity or (as the case may be) producing heat, relies wholly or mainly on a source of energy or a technology mentioned in subsection (2), and

      (l) the capacity of which to generate electricity or (as the case may be) to produce heat does not exceed the capacity mentioned in subsection (3);'.

   

Malcolm Wicks

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*Page     15,     line     34     [Clause     23],     at end insert—

    '(2)   Those sources of energy and technologies are—

      (a) biomass;

      (b) biofuels;

      (c) fuel cells;

      (d) photovoltaics;

      (e) water (including waves and tides);

      (f) wind;

      (g) solar power;

      (h) geothermal sources;

      (i) combined heat and power systems.

    (3)   That capacity is—

      (a) in relation to the generation of electricity, 50 kilowatts;

      (b) in relation to the production of heat, 45 kilowatts thermal.

    (4)   The Secretary of State may by order amend subsection (2) by adding to the sources of energy and technologies for the time being listed any other source of energy or technology for the generation of electricity or production of heat if he considers that the use of that source of energy or technology would cut emissions of greenhouse gases in Great Britain.

    (5)   The power to make an order under subsection (4)—

      (a) is exercisable by statutory instrument, and

      (b) includes power to make such supplemental or consequential provision (including provision modifying this section) and such transitional or saving provision as the Secretary of State thinks fit.

    (6)   No order under that subsection may be made unless a draft of the order—

      (a) has been laid before Parliament, and

      (b) has been approved by a resolution of each House.'.


   

Malcolm Wicks

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*Page     16,     line     2     [Clause     25],     after '1,' insert '(Local authorities to have regard to information on energy measures in exercising functions),'.

   

Malcolm Wicks

54

*Page     16,     line     2     [Clause     25],     after '10,' insert '(Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions), (Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: report regarding compliance),'.

   

Malcolm Wicks

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*Page     16,     line     13     [Clause     26],     after 'Sections,' insert '(Local authorities to have regard to information on energy measures in exercising functions),'.

   

Malcolm Wicks

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*Page     16,     line     13     [Clause     26],     after '10' insert ', (Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: time limit for prosecutions), (Building regulations relating to emissions and use of fuel and power: report regarding compliance)'.

   

Mr Peter Ainsworth
Gregory Barker
Norman Baker

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Page     16,     line     13     [Clause     26],     leave out 'and 16 to 18' and insert ', 16 to 18 and [Local authorities: duty to consider measures to alleviate climate change and fuel poverty]'.


   

Malcolm Wicks

57

*Title,     line     3,     after 'sources,' insert 'compliance with building regulations relating to emissions of greenhouse gases and the use of fuel and power,'.


 
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