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Consultation hub

07 November 2022

Welcome to the Clean Energy Regulator's Consultation Hub where you can find and participate in current consultations that interest you.

Current and past consultations are displayed below. As we continue to update this page, we encourage you to visit the method consultation for the Emissions Reduction Fund and the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources consultation hub.

Current

Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) product listing consultation

The Clean Energy Regulator is consulting on whether they should nominate an organisation to publish solar product lists.

  • Consultation open:

    7 November 2022 to 6 December 2022
    open
  • CER decision release:

    10 February 2023
    pending

Safeguard Mechanism reform options consultation
Hosted by Department of Climate Change, Energy, Environment and Water

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, Environment and Water (DCCEEW) is consulting on options to reform the Safeguard Mechanism to help industry reduce emissions in line with Australia's climate targets.

Please visit the consultation hub for more information on the reforms and to engage in the consultation process.

Guarantee of Origin

We are co-designing a Guarantee of Origin scheme that will measure and display key attributes of how and where a unit of hydrogen is produced, including its carbon intensity.

  • Phase 1:

    March 2022 to July 2022
    open
  • Phase 2:

    July 2022 to June 2023
    pending

Increasing participation in the Emissions Reduction Fund

The Clean Energy Regulator is interested in understanding how to make it easier for landholders and land managers, including farmers and traditional owners, to participate in the Emissions Reduction Fund.

Next phase of consultation will commence soon.

  • Survey:

    2 to 31 August 2022
    complete
  • Targeted interviews with the carbon and agriculture industry:

    1 August 2022 to 23 September 2022
    complete
  • Field days and face-to-face meetings with landholders and land managers:

    8 August 2022 to 23 September 2022
    complete

Completed

Corporate Emissions Reduction Transparency Report (CERT)

The CERT report is voluntary and open to companies in the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting scheme that meet the publication threshold. It will support Australian companies to publicly report their emissions reduction targets and progress in a clear and standard way.

  • Public consultation 1:

    19 February 2021 to 19 March 2021
    complete
  • Public consultation 2:

    18 October 2021 to 5pm 1 November 2021
    complete
  • Pilot:

    30 November 2021 to 7 July 2022
    complete
  • Public consultation 3:

    5 September 2022 to 5pm 26 September 2022
    complete

ERF benefit sharing requirements for the fixed delivery exit arrangements

Consulting on a fair and reasonable way to share benefits for the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) fixed delivery exit arrangement.

  • Consultation:

    29 March 2022 to 5 pm AEST Monday 11 April 2022
    complete
  • Benefit sharing arrangements finalised:

    27 May 2022
    complete

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