12 Oct 2011
House of Representatives
Resources and Energy
Introduced with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Bill 2011, the bill: determines the arrangements and timings for the transfer of existing renewable energy technology projects from the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Australian Solar Institute Limited (ASI) to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA); enables the deregistration of ASI and the abolition of the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Board; and provides for the early appointment of the first Chief Executive Officer of ARENA by the minister. Also makes consequential amendments to the proposed
Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 and repeals the
Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Act 2010.