The Clean Energy Regulator has made it easier for farmers and landholders to participate in the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).
You can now diversify your income and help Australia reduce its emissions by planting trees on your land.
The environmental plantings pilot removes the cost of project audits, simplifies project registration and crediting processes, and introduces an easier way to sell Australian carbon credit units (ACCUs) to the Australian Government.
Environmental plantings projects involve planting a mixture of native and local tree, shrub and understorey species to establish new and permanent forest cover. These projects earn one ACCU for each tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2-e) stored in the project trees as they grow.
In addition to carbon abatement, increasing the number of trees on your land has other important benefits:
To participate in the environmental plantings pilot, the following eligibility criteria applies:
Our streamlined registration form is available via the
Create a Client Portal account to apply to register an environmental plantings pilot project.
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