Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff) Bill 2008

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment (Feed-in-Tariff) Bill 2008

10 November 2008

© Commonwealth of Australia 2008
ISBN 978-1-74229-000-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 501KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

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Committee membership (PDF 130KB)
Recommendations (PDF 81KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 81KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 146KB)

Referral to the Committee
What is a Feed-in Tariff?
The bill
Issues to be considered
Existing FITs

Chapter 2 - Feed-in tariffs and energy policy issues (PDF 210KB)

Why have feed-in tariffs?
Feed-in tariffs, energy policy and climate change policy

Chapter 3 - Issues with the bill (PDF 302KB)

Gross or net metering?
’Qualifying generator’
Connection to the grid
Annual payment of tariff
Size of eligible installations
Changes in FIT payments over time

Coalition Senators additional comments (PDF 107KB)
Australian Greens dissenting report (PDF 107KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 93KB)
Appendix 2 - Public Hearings (PDF 106KB)


For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818