Consent for hydro-electric stations Revocation Order (Scot) 2011
The Electricity Act 1989 (Requirement of Consent for Hydro-electric Generating Stations) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2011 published 1 June 2011
Energy - Scotland
The Electricity Act 1989 (Requirement of Consent for Hydro-electric Generating Stations) (Scotland) Revocation Order 2011 revises the consents threshold for hydro-electric generating stations as the current levels act as a barrier to Scotland achieving its target to generate 80% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020.
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