Clean Energy Act Australia 2011

Name of policy Clean Energy Act 2011
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Australia
Region Oceania


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Economic Instruments
    • Fiscal or financial incentives
      • CO2 taxes
  • Climate strategy
    • Formal & legally binding climate strategy
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • General
        • Industry
          Policy description Clean energy act approved in 2012

          Coordinating bodies: - 1998: Australian Greenhouse Office - Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency strategies The Clean Energy Act was abolished in 2013 and no replacement strategy was implemented.

          Policy type
          • Changing activity
          • Energy efficiency
          • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch3
          Policy stringency
          Implementation state Ended
          Date of decision 2011
          Start date of implementation
          End date of implementation 2014
          High impact No
          Impact indicator


          Source or references https://www.db.com/cr/en/docs/Global_Policy_Tracker_20120424.pdf

          http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/C2011A00131"

          Supports policies
          Is supported by policies
          Comments (background and assessment)
          Status Final

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