The Renewable Energy Target seeks to meet the objectives of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 (the Act) by providing a financial incentive for investment in renewable energy sources, through the operation of a market in renewable energy certificates.
The role of the Clean Energy Regulator is to enable the operation of the Renewable Energy Target by:
This chapter describes how the Renewable Energy Target schemes allow accredited renewable energy power stations and the owners or agents of small-scale systems to create and sell certificates that are used by electricity retailers to acquit liabilities determined under the Act.
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The Clean Energy Regulator is a Government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia.