The Clean Energy Regulator’s QCMR provides a regular view of supply and demand across the carbon markets it administers –
large-scale generation certificate (LGCs),
small-scale technology certificate (STCs) and Australian carbon credit unit (ACCUs). It explores key factors that influence market performance and provides information on trends and opportunities that may inform market decisions.
Australia’s carbon markets are on track to meet 2021 expectations estimated in the December 2020 Quarterly Carbon Market report. Total emissions reduction is forecasted to reduce carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e) emissions by 57 million tonnes for the year. This is being driven by:
A webinar providing commentary by the Clean Energy Regulator on the report, carbon market trends and estimates will be held on Monday 20 September at 11am AEST.
Register now to attend.
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For a list of all other published reports, please see
Quarterly Carbon Market Reports.
* This value was as at the end of the 2020 assessment year, it may decrease over the course of 2021 as liable entities surrender further LGCs to make up for shortfall.
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