Under Part 7 of the Clean Energy Act 2011 (the Act) and Part 7 and Schedule 1 of the Clean Energy Regulations 2011 companies conducting emission intensive trade exposed (EITE) activities can apply to the Clean Energy Regulator for free carbon units under the Jobs and Competiveness Program.
An EITE company that meets the eligibility criteria is issued with a number of free carbon units. The EITE company can then determine how they use those carbon units. In accordance with subsection 198 (1) of the Act, the following information must be published on the Clean Energy Regulator website as soon as practicable after the free carbon units are issued to a person in accordance with the Jobs and Competitiveness Program:
Summary as at 4 February 2015
The data below shows free carbon units issued under the Jobs and Competitiveness Program for the 2013-14 financial year. To see units previously issued, see units issued in previous financial years.
documentasset:2013-14 Issue of free carbon units under the Jobs and Competitiveness Program
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