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

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

Last modified: Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:30:39 CEST