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This Methodology Determination (method) provides the rules for crediting the emissions reductions from energy consumption for groups of households and small businesses as part of the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). Project proponents such as energy retailers can determine which goods and services are most appropriate to offer to a large group of customers in order to reduce emissions and receive credits under the ERF.

Read the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative - Aggregated Small Energy Users) Methodology Determination 2015.

Using the method

The department develops the methods and has policy oversight of the ERF.

The Clean Energy Regulator manages project registration, compliance and crediting of emissions reductions for projects under the ERF. To use this method in your project and take part in the ERF, you need to apply to the Clean Energy Regulator.

View eligibility requirements and how to apply on the Clean Energy Regulator website.

Developing the method

The Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) conducts public consultations. Once finalised the ERAC advises the Minister on whether the method meets the offsets integrity standards.

Public consultation, drafting of the method, and the ERAC’s advice to the Minister is on the department’s Consultation Hub.

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Last updated: 12 November 2020

Content ID: 67381