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Industrial Equipment Upgrades method

This Methodology Determination (method) provides the rules for crediting the emissions reductions achieved by improving the efficiency of common industrial and related equipment such as pumps, boilers, compressed air systems, refrigeration and industrial cooling systems. Emissions reductions can be credited under the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF).

Read the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative-Industrial Equipment Upgrades) Methodology Determination 2018.

Using the method

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

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Developing the method

The Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee (ERAC) conducts public consultation before giving advice about making or varying a method. Once finalised the ERAC advises the Minister on whether the new or varied method meets the offsets integrity standards.

Read the ERAC’s advice to the Minister on making the method in 2018 [380KB PDF].

See the public consultation and the method draft on the Australian Government Trove archive.

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  • Read about the Emissions Reduction Fund, including our department’s role.

  • Read about method development and available methods.

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Last updated: 15 December 2021

Content ID: 67387