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Energy

Renewable Energy Target

The Renewable Energy Target (RET) is split into two parts: The Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) and the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES). These schemes create a financial incentive for investment in renewable energy sources through the creation and sale of certificates.
Home owners can reduce the cost of their solar panels or solar water heater through the SRES.

Clean Energy Regulator

Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)

The AEMC was established to undertake rule making and market development in the National Electricity Market (NEM) and over time the gas market. The AEMC is responsible for administration and publishing of the National Electricity Rules; the rule making process under the new National Electricity Law; and providing policy advice to the MCE in relation to the NEM.

Australian Energy Market Commission

Australian Energy Regulator (AER)

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) performs economic regulation of the wholesale electricity market and electricity transmission networks in the National Electricity Market (NEM), and enforcement of the National Electricity Law and National Electricity Rules.

Australian Energy Regulator

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Supports innovations that improve the competitiveness of renewable energy technologies and increase the supply of renewable energy in Australia

Australian Renewable Energy Agency

Australian Solar Institute

Contains historical information about the projects funded by the institute during its lifetime. Governance and management of ASI’s investment portfolio transferred to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency on 31 December 2012.

Australian Solar Institute

Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics (BREE)

Provides professionally independent, high quality economic research, data, analysis and advice to governments, industries and other stakeholders on issues affecting Australia's energy and resources sectors.

Department of Industry

Clean Energy Regulator

The Clean Energy Regulator administers the carbon pricing mechanism, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Renewable Energy Target. These schemes aim to reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

Clean Energy Regulator

CSIRO Energy Technology

CSIRO Energy Technology looks at the ways in which the generation and consumption of energy and power affects Australia and Australians. In particular, they investigate ways in which processes can be made more efficient and better for the environment.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council

Works towards the coordination between the technical and safety electrical regulatory authorities of the Australian states, territories and commonwealth. and New Zealand.

Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council

Energy

Provides information on Australian Government policies and programs relating to energy. Covers industrial energy efficiency, clean energy, energy markets, energy security, international engagement and energy facts, statistics and publications.

Department of Industry

Energy Security Council

The Energy Security Council advises on measures to ensure the security of energy supply during the transition to a clean energy future and on applications for financial assistance by energy market participants.

Treasury

Energy White Paper

Sets out a strategic policy framework to address the challenges in our energy sector and position Australia for a long term transformation in the way we produce and use energy.

Department of Industry

REC Registry

The REC Registry supports the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET) and Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) by facilitating the creation, transfer and surrender of certificates

Clean Energy Regulator

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