Quarterly reports about issue of free carbon units

Carbon pricing mechanism repeal

The Clean Energy Act 2011 has been repealed. This abolishes the carbon pricing mechanism from 1 July 2014. Liable entities must still meet their carbon price obligations for the 2013-14 financial year.

Content on the Clean Energy Regulator website will be progressively updated to reflect these changes. More information can be found on the carbon pricing mechanism repeal page.

Section 199 (d) of the Clean Energy Act 2011 requires the Clean Energy Regulator to publish the total number of free carbon units with a particular vintage year issued during the quarter in accordance with Part 8 of the Act for Energy Security Fund Coal-fired generation assistance.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the first quarter of 2012-13.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the second quarter of 2012-13.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the third quarter of 2012-13.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the fourth quarter of 2012-13.

During the first quarter of 2013-14 the Clean Energy Regulator issued 41,705,000 free carbon units with a vintage year beginning on 1 July 2013 in accordance with Part 8 of the Clean Energy Act 2011​.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the second quarter of 2013-14.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the third quarter of 2013-14.

The Clean Energy Regulator did not issue free carbon units for Coal-fired generation assistance during the fourth quarter of 2013-14.

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