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The Government is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Emissions Reduction Fund legislative rules. Closes 5pm 28 February 2020.
17
Jan
2020
The Department is preparing to release an updated version of the FullCAM model for public use in 2020. Information on the steps being undertaken following consideration of feedback on the discussion paper released in November 2019 is now available.
20
Dec
2019
The Department is preparing to release an updated version of the FullCAM model for public use, and is consulting on transitional arrangements. Comments are open until 4 December 2019.
15
Nov
2019
The ERAC has released the draft Animal Effluent Management method for public consultation. Submissions on the draft method close at 5.00 pm (AEST) Friday 12 April 2019.
15
Mar
2019
The Government has made changes to the Safeguard Mechanism to make it fairer and simpler.
07
Mar
2019
Hydrogen is a clean fuel that can replace or augment natural gas, coal and oil. Momentum is building worldwide for the development of a global hydrogen market. Australia could play a leading role in this market because of our abundant energy...
01
Mar
2019
The emissions projections provide detail on emissions trends, including sector specific analysis of factors driving emissions. The projections also track progress against Australia's emissions reduction targets.
21
Dec
2018
The Clean Energy Regulator has announced the results of the eighth ERF auction.
18
Dec
2018
Are you championing and accelerating the clean energy revolution? Mission Innovation Champions is a new program to celebrate innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. The program will recognise exceptional...
24
Aug
2018
The Emissions Reduction Fund's 2018 soil carbon method improves and expands on the older 2014 soil carbon method. It allows for more eligible activities and reduces costs of undertaking soil carbon measurements.
23
Aug
2018
The Government has released exposure draft amendments to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 for public comment.
27
Jul
2018
On 1 July the Carbon Market Institute launched an industry led and owned voluntary Code of Conduct for carbon project developers.
06
Jul
2018
The Clean Energy Regulator has developed guidance exploring how the Native Title Act 1993 interacts with requirements of the ERF, including obtaining legal right and consents from all eligible interest-holders to undertake a project.
06
Jul
2018
The Clean Energy Regulator has announced the results of the seventh ERF auction.
19
Jun
2018
Guidelines for round 2 of the Solar Communities Program are now available. Round 2 of the Program will be open to applications from 13 March 2018 to 31 May 2018.
07
Mar
2018
The Government is currently consulting on ways to improve the Safeguard Mechanism to make it fairer and simpler. Submissions are due 30 March 2018.
21
Feb
2018
The Department of the Environment and Energy is overseeing a review of the operation of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012. The consultation period closes at 5pm AEST Friday 16 February 2018.
02
Jan
2018