Notice of consent to transfer a Gas Supply Licence from Green Energy Limited to Green Energy (UK) plc

Publication date
23rd December 2014
Information type
Policy area

Consent to transfer

Section 8AA of the Gas Act 1986

Whereas

A.  Green Energy Limited (company registration number 07109264) (“the transferor”) is the holder of a gas supply licence (“the Licence”) granted under section 7A(1) of the Gas Act 1986 (“the Act”).
B.  Section 8AA of the Act provides that a gas supply licence may be transferred by the licence holder –
(i)  with the consent of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (“the Authority”); and
(ii)  subject to any term of the licence relating to its transfer.
C.  Paragraph 2 of Part 1 of the Licence provides that the Licence is subject to transfer in accordance with the Act, the special conditions or the conditions.
D.  Green Energy Limited has applied to the Authority for its consent to transfer the Licence to Green Energy (UK) plc (company registration number 04194006) (“the transferee”);
E.  The transferee has satisfied the Authority as to the criteria set out in section 8AA(6) of the Act;
F.  The Authority gave notice to the Health and Safety Executive under section 8AA(7)(a) of the Act on 30 September 2014 and no objection was received within the period of the notice;
G.  The Authority gave notice under section 8AA(9) of the Act of its intention to consent to the transfer of the licence on 30 September 2014 and no objection was received within the period of notice.

Consent to transfer

The Authority, pursuant to section 8AA(1) of the Act, consents to the transfer of the whole of the licence to the transferee with effect from 22 December 2014.

The Official Seal of the Authority hereunto affixed is authenticated by:

Lesley Nugent      
Authorised in that behalf by the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority