Country:Australia
Year:2009
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Date Ended:2011
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Demonstration project, Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme , Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology development
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Solar Thermal, Multiple RE Sources, All, Multiple RE Sources, CHP, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Solar, Solar photovoltaic, Solar
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Climate Change Policy Targets:Energy Sector, Electricity Generation, Renewable, Carbon Capture Storage, Energy Sector
Agency:Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
URL:http://www.ret.gov.au/energy/energy%20programs/cei/Pages/default.aspx
Funding:AUD 5.1 billion
Renewable Energy Description:

The Australian Governments AUD 5.1 billion Clean Energy Initiative (CEI) is designed to support clean energy generation and new technologies to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate the clean energy sector. The initiative includes four components: - Support for low emissions coal technologies including the Carbon Capture and Storage Flagships Program and the National Low Emissions Coal Initiative; - Support for solar technologies including the Solar Flagships Program and the Australian Solar Institute; - The Australian Centre for Renewable Energy, which supports technology development and commercialisation; and - Further support for renewable energy and energy efficiency through the Renewable Energy Future Fund. Please see separate entries for further details.

Climate Change Description:

The Australian Governments AUD 5.1 billion Clean Energy Initiative (CEI) is designed to support clean energy generation and new technologies to reduce carbon emissions and stimulate the clean energy sector. The initiative includes four components: - Support for low emissions coal technologies including the Carbon Capture and Storage Flagships Program and the National Low Emissions Coal Initiative; - Support for solar technologies including the Solar Flagships Program and the Australian Solar Institute; - The Australian Centre for Renewable Energy, which supports technology development and commercialisation; and - Further support for renewable energy and energy efficiency through the Renewable Energy Future Fund. Please see separate entries for further details.

Related policies:Renewable Energy Equity Fund , The Australian Centre for Renewable Energy , Australian Solar Institute , Solar Flagships Program
This record supersedes:The Australian Centre for Renewable Energy , Australian Solar Institute , Solar Flagships Program

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