Northern Ireland Renewables Obligation: Guidance on closure of the scheme

Publication date
14th March 2017
Information types
Policy areas

This guidance explains our administration of the closure of the NIRO to new capacity (excluding onshore wind, which has already closed), including the process for applying for the grace periods that are available. The guidance is based on the Renewables Obligation Closure Order (Northern Ireland) 2015, which was made on 29 September 2015.

The closure comes into force on 1 April 2017.