Second Reading Speeches

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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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.