Country:Australia
Year:2012
Policy status:Ended
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2012
Date Ended:2014
Policy Type:Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D), Research, Development and Deployment (RD&D)>Research programme >Technology deployment and diffusion, Policy Support>Institutional creation, Policy Support>Strategic planning
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources
Climate Change Policy Targets:Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Department of the Environment
URL:http://www.cleanenergyfuture.gov.au/
URL:http:// www.LivingGreener.gov.au
Legal References:Clean Energy Act 2011; Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011; Climate Change Authority Act 2011; Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011; Clean Energy (Unit Shortfall charge-General) Act 2011); Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge–Fixed Charge) Act 2011; Clean Energy (Unit Issue Charge–Auctions) Act 2011; Clean Energy (Charges–Customs) Act 2011; Clean Energy (Charges–Excise) Act 2011; Clean Energy (International Unit Surrender Charge) Act 2011; Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Manufacture Levy) Amendment Act 2011; Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas (Import Levy) Amendment Act 2011;
Energy Efficiency Description:

The previous government's Clean Energy Future package pulled together a range of existing programmes and measures, including those programmes that were funded through the Clean Energy Initiative (CEI). The Clean Energy Future package supported research, development, demonstration and deployment of clean and renewable energy technologies.

The current Australian Government repealed the Clean Energy Future Plan along with the the carbon pricing mechanism as part of the repeal of the Clean Energy Act 2011, effective 1 July 2014. The carbon pricing mechanism will be replaced with the Direct Action Plan.

Renewable Energy Description:

The previous government's Clean Energy Future package pulled together a range of existing programmes and measures, including those programmes that were funded through the Clean Energy Initiative (CEI). The Clean Energy Future package supported research, development, demonstration and deployment of clean and renewable energy technologies.

The current Australian Government repealed the Clean Energy Future Plan along with the the carbon pricing mechanism as part of the repeal of the Clean Energy Act 2011, effective 1 July 2014. The carbon pricing mechanism will be replaced with the Direct Action Plan.

Climate Change Description:

The previous government's Clean Energy Future package pulled together a range of existing programmes and measures, including those programmes that were funded through the Clean Energy Initiative (CEI). The Clean Energy Future package supported research, development, demonstration and deployment of clean and renewable energy technologies.

The current Australian Government repealed the Clean Energy Future Plan along with the the carbon pricing mechanism as part of the repeal of the Clean Energy Act 2011, effective 1 July 2014. The carbon pricing mechanism will be replaced with the Direct Action Plan.

Related policies:Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) , Carbon Pricing Mechanism , Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) , LivingGreener.gov.au - Online portal
This record supersedes:Clean Energy Initiative

Last modified: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:11:41 CET