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11 October 2017

These application forms assist corporations and other reporters to meet their obligations under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (NGER Act) and the safeguard mechanism.

Each form provides background information on the administrative process it applies to and basic instructions for its use. Further information may be provided in a guide, where necessary.

The Clean Energy Regulator may update or remove this information as required and you are encouraged to check that you are using the latest version of each document.

The application forms can either be:

  • completed on screen and printed off, or
  • printed off and completed by hand.

Once completed, and signed, forms can be emailed to:

reporting@cleanenergyregulator.gov.au

Alternatively the original signed copy can be submitted by posting to:

Clean Energy Regulator
GPO Box 621
Canberra ACT 2601

Contents

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting forms

Safeguard mechanism forms

Other Clean Energy Regulator forms

Changes in operational control

Declaration of a facility

The following form is for a controlling corporation to apply to the Clean Energy Regulator for a declaration that an activity or series of activities are a facility under section 54 of the NGER Act.

documentasset:CER-NGER-005Application for Declaration of Facility

Declaration of operational control

The following form is for a controlling corporation or a member of the controlling corporation's group to apply to the Clean Energy Regulator for a declaration of operational control under section 55 of the NGER Act.

documentasset:CER-NGER-004 NGER Application for Declaration of Operational Control

Nomination of operational control for a facility

The following form and guide are used by persons who pass the eligible nomination test in section 11B of the NGER Act to jointly nominate one of them (the relevant persons) to be the nominated person for a facility

documentasset:CER-NGER-NOCNomination of operational control for a facility

documentasset:Operationalcontrol supplementary guideline

Register and reporting transfers

Registration as a controlling corporation

Application for registration of a controlling corporation via the Clean Energy Regulator Client Portal.

Guideline: documentasset:Registration as a controlling corporation

See also the Register and deregister page.

Reporting transfer certificates

This form and guide should be used by a corporation to apply for a reporting transfer certificate (RTC) over a facility where, for that facility, the reporting transfer test under section 22K of the NGER Act is met and the corporation has financial control.

documentasset:CER-RTC-001Application for a Reporting Transfer Certificate

documentasset:Guideline- Reporting transfer certificates

Responsible member identifying information

The following form is to be used by responsible member, of a controlling corporation's group, who is assuming reporting obligations under section 22X of the NGER Act.

documentasset:CER-NGER-RESResponsible Member Identifying Information

Responsible emitter registration form

The responsible emitter registration form is available in the client portal.

Deregister

Application for deregistration

This form is for persons who wish to apply to the Clean Energy Regulator for deregistration. If the application is approved, the applicant's name will be removed from the National Greenhouse and Energy Register.

documentasset:CER-DER-001Application for deregistration

documentasset:Deregistration application form guidance

Report: Organisational roles

Addition of a new contact person

The addition of a new contact person form is to be used by organisations that have access to the Emissions and Energy Reporting System (EERS) and are seeking an EERS user account for a new contact person.

documentasset:CER-NGER-CPAddition of a New Contact Person

Publication of information

Application to provide voluntary emissions data for publication (provision of contextual greenhouse gas emission data)

Registered corporations should use this form to request the disclosure of voluntarily provided information relating to: GreenPower purchases, voluntarily surrendered renewable energy certificates (RECs), and offset scope 2 total emissions. Please note the simplified formula provided in the form which supersedes the previous formula.

documentasset:CER-NGER-002 Provision of contextual greenhouse gas emissions data

​​​Application for information not to be published

This form covers requests for information not to be published in relation to information that would otherwise be published under section 24 of the NGER Act or under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 (the Safeguard Rule).

Section 25 of the NGER Act provides for a registered corporation, or a person required to provide a report under section 22G, 22X or 22XB to apply to the Clean Energy Regulator requesting certain information not be published.

A request can only be made in relation to information which reveals or could be capable of revealing a trade secret or any other matter having a commercial value that would be, or could reasonably be expected to be, destroyed or diminished if the information were disclosed about a specific facility, technology or corporate initiative relating to the corporation or person.

documentasset:CER-NGER-009 Application for information to be published​

documentasset:Guidance for completing application for information not to be published

Safeguard mechanism forms​

Application for a calculated baseline

Responsible emitters wishing to apply for a calculated baseline for a facility under section 22 of the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Safeguard Mechanism) Rule 2015 (the Rule) must complete the application form and the relevant annexure (depending on the criteria the application is made under).​

Documentasset: Annexure A---Calculated baseline application---initial calculated baseline criteria

Documentasset: Annexure B---Calculated baseline application---new facility criteria

Documentasset: Annexure C---Calculated baseline application---significant expansion criteria

Documentasset: Annexure D---Calculated baseline application---inherent emissions variability criteria

Documentasset: Calculated baseline application form

Documentasset: Calculated baseline application guidance

Before submitting an application for a calculated baseline, it is recommended that responsible emitters familiarise themselves with the Rule, specifically the calculated baseline eligibility criteria and legislated application deadlines. Responsible emitters must also ensure all documentation requirements including audit and assurance are completed prior to submitting an application.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Clean Energy Regulator on 1300 553 542 or via email, to discuss their application in advance of submission.

Application for an emissions intensity baseline variation

The following form is for responsible emitters to apply for an emissions intensity baseline variation under section 46 of the Safeguard Rule.

Documentasset: Application for a variation of baseline determination for reduction in emissions intensity

Documentasset: baseline variation for reduced emissions intensity application guidance

Application for a multi-year monitoring period

This form allows responsible emitters to apply for a multi-year monitoring period under section 65 of the Safeguard Rule.

Documentasset: Multi-year monitoring application form.

Nomination for a national transport facility

This form allows a responsible emitter (the nominee) to nominate to have their state or territory based transport facilities defined as a single national transport facility for the purposes of reporting under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) scheme and managing its obligations under the safeguard mechanism

documentasset:Guidance for completing application for information not to be published for the 2014-15 reporting year

Registration as a responsible emitter

The registration as a responsible emitter form is available in the client portal.

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