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This determination applies to projects that reduce direct fuel combustion emissions and indirect emissions from electricity consumption from common types of industrial equipment. Projects can either modify, remove or replace equipment, install additional equipment, change the way existing equipment is controlled or operated, or change the energy sources or mix of energy sources used.
Administered by: Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Registered 29 Aug 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR10-Sep-2018
Tabled Senate10-Sep-2018

SUPPLEMENTARY EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

Issued by the authority of the Minister for the Environment

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative—Industrial Equipment Upgrades) Methodology Determination 2018

Background

This determination is made under subsection 106(1) of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 (the Act).  The Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative—Industrial Equipment Upgrades) Methodology Determination 2018 (the Determination) commenced on 30 August 2018.

The details of the Determination are set out in the initial explanatory statement to the Determination.

Purpose

The purpose of this supplementary explanatory statement is to:

·         set out details of how individuals can obtain access to copies of Australian Standards referenced in the Determination for non-commercial purposes; and

·         provide a web address where the advice obtained from the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee under section 106 of the Act may be accessed.

Access to Australian Standards referenced in the Determination

The Australian Standards referenced in the legislative instrument provide technical requirements for energy auditing activities (AS/NZS 3598.1:2014 and AS/NZS 3598.2:2014), and for measurement of electric power using inverters (AS 4777.1, AS 4777.2 and AS 4777.3).

The National Library of Australia provides free access to these Standards to the general public for non-commercial purposes.

Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee Advice under section 106 of the Act

Prior to making the Determination, the then Minister for the Environment and Energy,
the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, obtained advice from the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee and had regard to this advice, in accordance with section 106 of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011. The Committee advice can be accessed at www.environment.gov.au/climate-change/government/emissions-reduction-fund.