Queensland Smart Energy Policy

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 3 December 2019

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.

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  • Electricity end-uses