Carbon Capture Readiness Regs 2013
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The Carbon Capture Readiness (Electricity Generating Stations) Regulations 2013 came into force on 25 November 2013
25 Nov 2013
Energy - UK
The Carbon Capture Readiness (Electricity Generating Stations) Regulations 2013 implement art 36 of EU Directive 2010/75/EU on industrial emissions.
The Regulations relate to the construction of combustion plants with a rated electrical output of 300MW or more and require appropriate ministers to determine prior to granting consent whether certain conditions are met relating to the feasibility of carbon capture and storage.
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