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Industrial Electricity and Fuel Efficiency method

This Methodology Determination (method) provides the rules for crediting the emissions reductions achieved by electricity and fuel efficiency activities such as upgrading pumps, heating, ventilation and cooling systems, boilers, and variable speed drive installations.

This method provides flexibility for project proponents to determine which energy efficiency activities are most appropriate for their project under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

Read the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative - Industrial Electricity and Fuel Efficiency) 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.

Variation to the method

A variation to the method was made in 2015.

Variations can result from periodic reviews and public consultations conducted by the Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC). Once finalised ERAC advises the Minister on whether the variation meets the offsets integrity standards.

Public consultation and drafting of the original method, its variation and advice from the ERAC to the Minister are on the department’s Consultation Hub.

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Last updated: 28 September 2021

Content ID: 67386