72. With the exception of private electric power systems, a holder of exclusive electric power or natural gas distribution rights shall prepare and submit to the Régie for approval, according to the form, tenor and intervals fixed by regulation of the Régie, a supply plan describing the characteristics of the contracts the holder intends to enter into to meet the needs of Québec markets following the implementation of the energy efficiency measures the holder proposes. The supply plan shall be prepared having regard to the risks inherent in the sources of supply chosen by the holder and, as concerns any particular source of electric power, having regard to the energy block established by regulation of the Government under subparagraph 2.1 of the first paragraph of section 112.
When examining a supply plan for approval, the Régie shall consider such economic, social and environmental concerns as have been identified by order by the Government.
1996, c. 61, s. 72; 2000, c. 22, s. 23; 2006, c. 46, s. 41.