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This instrument amends the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 2016 to remove ‘clean energy technologies’ from the functions of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and add ‘energy efficiency’ and ‘electrification’ as new functions.
Administered by: Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
Registered 22 Jul 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate27-Jul-2022
To be repealed 27 Oct 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Amendment (Powering Australia) Regulations 2022

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 21 July 2022

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Chris Bowen

Minister for Climate Change and Energy

 

 

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 2016                                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Amendment (Powering Australia) Regulations 2022.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

23 July 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Australian Renewable Energy Agency Regulation 2016

1  Section 4

Insert:

electrification technologies means:

                     (a)  technologies that use electricity and replace technologies that use fossil fuels; or

                     (b)  technologies that facilitate the replacement of technologies that use fossil fuels with technologies that use electricity.

energy efficiency technologies includes:

                     (a)  energy conservation technologies; and

                     (b)  demand management technologies; and

                     (c)  technologies (including enabling technologies) that are related to energy efficiency technologies.

2  Section 6 (heading)

Omit “clean energy technologies”, substitute “energy efficiency technologies and electrification technologies”.

3  Subparagraphs 6(a)(i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)

Omit “clean energy technologies”, substitute “energy efficiency technologies or electrification technologies”.

4  Paragraph 6(d)

Omit “clean energy projects”, substitute “energy efficiency projects or electrification projects”.

5  Section 7 (heading)

Omit “clean energy technologies”, substitute “energy efficiency technologies and electrification technologies”.