Renewable Energy (Electricity) Bill 2000 Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Bill 2000

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Bill 2000
Renewable Energy (Electricity) (Charge) Bill 2000

August 2000

© Commonwealth of Australia 2000
ISSN 1441-9920

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 37KB)
Recommendations (PDF 21KB)
Report (PDF 277KB)

  The International and Domestic Context
  The Committee’s inquiry
The Bills
  The provisions and objectives of the Bills
The Issues
  Eligible Renewable Energy Sources – Debate and Concerns
     Environmental principles and eligibility
     Native forest waste
Recommendation 1
  Regulations and Public Scrutiny
Recommendation 2
  A Portfolio Approach?
Recommendation 3
  Penalties and Compliance
     Tax deductibility of the shortfall charge
Recommendation 4
  The level of the shortfall charge
Recommendation 5
Recommendation 6
  The Path to 9500 GWh
Recommendation 7
  The 9500 GWh target – should it be increased?
Recommendation 8
Recommendation 9
Recommendation 10
  Export Rebate
  Double Dipping
Recommendation 11
  Secrecy and the proposed Registers
  Implications for Greenpower schemes
Recommendation 12
  Grid connection
Recommendation 13
  Should there be a legislated review?
Recommendation 14

Appendix 1 - List of Submissions to the Inquiry (PDF 19KB)
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 22KB)
Appendix 3 - List of tabled documents (PDF 15KB)
Government Senators' Report (PDF 31KB)
ALP Senators' Report (PDF 18KB)
Senator Brown's Report (PDF 32KB)

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Canberra ACT 2600

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