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  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000
    to increase the shortfall charge payable by non-complaint liable parties from $40 per megawatt-hour to $65 per megawatt-hour. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change and Water 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: clarify the objectives of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) scheme; increase annual targets for renewable energy generation from 2010; implement a Solar Credits mechanism; require a review of the legislation and regulations in 2014 and for the review to be tabled in Parliament; provide partial exemptions from liability for certain activities; provide for the transition of existing and proposed State renewable energy target schemes; enable power stations utilising waste coal mine gas as a fuel source to participate in the RET scheme for a specified period; and further increase the annual targets under the scheme for the years during which this fuel source will be eligible. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Repeal Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    22 Jun 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
    Summary
    Repeals the
    Road Transport Reform (Dangerous Goods) Act 1995
    to allow the Australian Capital Territory Government to implement the agreed model dangerous goods transport legislation in accordance with the Inter-Governmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Road, Rail and Intermodal Transport entered into between the Commonwealth, states and territories. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff for Electricity) Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    18 Aug 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    OAKESHOTT, Rob, MP 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to establish a national feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme to provide financial support for the commercialisation of prospective renewable energy technologies by providing: that the minister sets and reviews a FiT rate for renewable energy technology and a FiT levy rate to fund payments under the scheme; that qualifying generators be allowed to connect and feed into the grid; that the Renewable Energy Regulator establish a Feed-in-Tariff Register; and for the preparation and tabling of an independent report on the operation of the scheme. 

    Bill

  • Renewable Energy (Certificates and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    CASH, Sen Michaelia 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: limit the issue of renewable energy certificates to mature renewable energy technologies to one-third of the total certificates issued; and provide for the creation of certificates for building efficient long distance transmission systems. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Food Processing Activities) Amendment Bill 2009

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Sep 2009 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    BOSWELL, Sen Ron 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to require regulations to be made to determine that food processing activities, to the extent that they are trade exposed, be given a 90 per cent partial exemption from the additional renewable source electricity acquisition obligation for 2010 and later years. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy—Electricity (Water Heaters and Phantom Certificates) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Feb 2010 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    MILNE, Sen Christine 
    Summary
    The bill: requires the minister to develop a scheme to support solar hot water systems and heat pump hot water systems by 1 July 2011; requires the minister to ensure the phasing-out of electric resistance water heaters by 30 June 2012; and amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to require that the number of renewable energy certificates (RECs) created by solar hot water systems, heat pump hot water systems and ‘phantom RECs’ must be added to the subsequent year’s renewable energy target. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Act 2000
    to: impose a shortfall charge in relation to surrendering renewable energy certificates created from large-scale renewable energy power generation; and amend the long and short titles of the Act. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Small-scale Technology Shortfall Charge) Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill imposes a shortfall charge in relation to surrendering renewable energy certificates created from installations of small-scale renewable energy technologies. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    12 May 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water 
    Summary
    Part of a package of three bills, the bill amends the
    Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000
    to: separate the Renewable Energy Target scheme into the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target and the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme and create obligations on liable entities; establish an optional clearing house for the transfer of certificates; provide for an enforcement and compliance framework which includes a civil penalty regime; enable corporations to apply for partial exemption certificates; and provide for waste coal mine gas in the renewable energy target. Also contains application and transitional provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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