About the Clean Energy Regulator

The Clean Energy Regulator is the Government body responsible for administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.

The Clean Energy Regulator is part of the Environment Portfolio and administers the Carbon Pricing Mechanism, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Carbon Farming Initiative and the Renewable Energy Target​.

The Government has confirmed that the Clean Energy Regulator will administer the Emissions Reduction Fund on its commencement.

Our vision is to support Australia in transitioning to a low carbon economy through an informed and efficient market for carbon and investment in renewable energy.

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Important changes to the Privacy Act 1988 commenced on 12 March 2014, including a new set of Australian Privacy Principles. The Clean Energy Regulator has updated its Privacy Policy in line with the new legislation and principles.