The Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) (Amendment) Order 2017. Comes into force 29th March. These regulations amend The Electricity and Gas (Energy Company Obligation) Order 2014 (SI 2014/3219). Article 3 of SI 2014/3219 is amended to increase the overall carbon emissions reduction target and the overall home heating cost reduction target and to extend the period covered by those targets by 18 months to 30th September 2018. There are other amendments to support the changes in the targets and to change definitions.