Clean Energy Regulator
Karen Graham - Manager at the Clean Energy Regulator, will be presenting as a panellist during Session 2.2 - The Carbon Industry Update.
The Clean Energy Regulator is the Government body responsible for administering legislation that will reduce carbon emissions and increase the use of clean energy.
The Clean Energy Regulator is established by the Clean Energy Regulator Act 2011 and is a non-corporate Commonwealth entity for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.
The Clean Energy Regulator administers schemes legislated by the Australian Government for measuring, managing, reducing or offsetting Australia's carbon emissions.
Our role is determined by climate change law. We have administrative responsibilities for the:
National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Scheme, under the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
Emissions Reduction Fund, under the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011
Renewable Energy Target, under the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000, and
Australian National Registry of Emissions Units, under the Australian National Registry of Emissions Units Act 2011.