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Renewable Obligation Closure Order

The Renewables Obligation Closure (No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 was approved by the Northern Ireland Assembly on 27 June 2016 and comes into operation on 29 June 2016. The Order closes the Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation (NIRO) to new small scale onshore wind (up to 5MW) on 30 June 2016 and also introduces exceptions in the form of grace periods.

Further information on the closure can be viewed here