Country:Australia
Year:2007
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National, State/Regional
Date Effective:2007
Date Ended:2012
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes , Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education>Information provision, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Loans, Policy Support>Strategic planning, Regulatory Instruments>Monitoring, Regulatory Instruments>Auditing, Regulatory Instruments>Other mandatory requirements, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Policy Support
Policy Target:Solar>Solar photovoltaic, Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Queensland Department of Mines and Energy
URL:http://www.dme.qld.gov.au/Energy/energy_policy.cfm
Description:

In June 2007 the Queensland government released its Smart Energy Policy, part of its Climate Smart 2050 strategy. The primary Smart Energy Policy initiatives include: The USD 50 million Queensland Renewable Energy Fund The USD 55 million Smart Energy Savings Program including the Queensland Smart Energy Savings Fund A 10% Renewable and Low Emission Target Scheme The Solar Feed-in Tariff for homes A USD 7.25 million Climate Smart Homes Rebate programme A USD 500,000 to supply Home Energy Wise Tools with the Home Water Wise service A USD 10 million Geosequestration Site Identification budget A USD 900 million investment to demonstrate clean coal technology New electricity generation.

 The Programme also seeks to Increase Queensland Gas Scheme from 13% to 15% by 2010, and potentially to 18% by 2020.

Related policies:Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme

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