July 30, 2014, 1:56 pm
Why have a LRET Scheme? PDF Print E-mail

CImage_25The main objective of the scheme is to encourage additional generation of electricity from renewable energy sources and to achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in the electricity sector.

During the accreditation process of a power station the Regulator determines the baseline which is generally the average amount of electricity generated over the 1994,1995 and 1996 years. Eligible parties can only create LGCs for electricity generated above the baseline.