The Green Energy (Definition and Promotion) Act 2009 (c 19) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Europe 2020 renewable energy targets, to reduce carbon emissions and to reduce carbon emissions.
Sections 1 (2) and (3) define the expression “green energy” for the purposes of this Act.
These sections make provision for the promotion of microgeneration.
This section defines the words “dwellinghouse”, “energy efficiency measure”, “equipment”, “fuel poverty”, “the GPDO” and “renewable or low-carbon source” for the purposes of the Act.
Section 6 (1) authorizes the citation of the Act by a short title. Section 6 (2) provides that the Act came into force at the end of the period when it was passed. The word “months” means calendar months. The day (which is to say, 12 November 2009) on which the Act has been passed (which is to say, received royal assent) is included in the period of two months. Section 6 (3) provides for their extent.
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