This page provides the information and forms you need to register your project to participate in the Emissions Reduction Fund.
You need to apply online using the
Clean Energy Regulator Client Portal. Completing the project application online is easy to do and will help speed up application processing times.
To register your project to receive credits under the Emissions Reduction Fund you will need to complete the online application process. For further information on the application process see
You must register your project through the
Clean Energy Regulator Client Portal.
Access the Client Portal to register your project
This form must be downloaded, completed and submitted if you are applying to register a sequestration project or an area-based emissions avoidance project on an area of land that has others holding an eligible interest in that land. An eligible interest holder is anyone with a legal interest in the land on which a project is, or will be conducted. Please note the Clean Energy Regulator is working to make this form available in its Client Portal and will advise when work is complete.
To request that your project area not be published in the Emissions Reduction Fund register, download, complete and submit the form below.
Please note that strict public interest, transparency and other tests apply to each application.
To open an Australian national registry of emissions units (ANREU) account, applicants must complete an application in the
Clean Energy Regulator Client Portal. As part of this application they may be required to complete an AFP National police check form.
The Emissions Reduction Fund project registration allows a project to participate in the Emissions Reduction Fund scheme. It is not an authority to conduct an activity. It does not override legal requirements to obtain permits or displace another authority’s role in interpreting and enforcing its laws.
Hence, it is important that Emissions Reduction Fund participants make enquiries with respect to any state, territory and local requirements and comply with all other laws.
The Clean Energy Regulator may not issue ACCUs if there is non-compliance with other laws.
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