Australia Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2022 Update

Pages: 38 Published: July 01, 2022 Report Code: GDAE1508P

"Australia Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2022 Update” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist. The report offers comprehensive information on major policies governing the renewable energy market in the country. The report discusses renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites, and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by Australia to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in Australia both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.

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The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Australia Power Market, Regulatory Scenario

1.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

1.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework

Renewable Energy Target (RET) Scheme

Climate Change Target 2030

Long Term Emissions Reduction Plan

Offshore Clean Energy Infrastructure Regulatory Framework

Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Australia, Federal Incentives

Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC)

Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF)

National Hydrogen Strategy

Australia-Germany Hydrogen Accord – Hygate program

Clean Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Fund


1.3 State Level Policies and Incentives-South Australia

South Australia

South Australia Renewable Energy Auctions

Renewable Energy Program

The Sustainability Incentives Scheme

South Australia Energy and Emissions Reduction Agreement

National Hydrogen Strategy – South Australia

1.4 State Level Policies and Incentives-New South Wales (NSW)

Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap.

Assessing large-scale solar projects in NSW

Feed-in Tariffs

Funds for Renewable Energy in Regional Communities

Solar Homes Policy

Solar for Low Income Household

Empowering Homes: Solar Battery Loan Program

NSW Energy and Emissions Reduction Agreement

National Hydrogen Strategy – New South Wales

1.5 State Level Policies and Incentives-Victoria

Renewable Energy Action Plan

Victoria's Climate Change Strategy

Feed-in Tariffs

Agriculture Energy Investment Plan (AEIP)

New Renewable Energy Target for Victoria (VRET)

The Victorian Renewable Energy Auction Scheme (VREAS)

Renewable Hydrogen Commercialization Pathways Fund

Victorian Big Battery (VBB)

National Hydrogen Strategy – Victoria

1.6 State Level Policies and Incentives-Tasmania

Feed-in Tariffs

Renewable Energy Action Plan

Renewable Energy Target

Tasmania Energy and Emissions Reduction Agreement

National Hydrogen Strategy – Tasmania

1.7 State Level Policies and Incentives-Queensland

Feed-in Tariffs

Queensland Renewable Energy Auctions

Queensland interest-free solar loans

Solar 150 initiative


National Hydrogen Strategy – Queensland

1.8 State Level Policies and Incentives-Australian Capital Territory

ACT Renewable Energy Auctions

Home Battery Storage Program

Rooftop Solar Scheme

Sustainable Household Scheme

National Hydrogen Strategy – Australian Capital Territory

1.9 State Level Policies and Incentives-Western Australia

Climate Policy

Energy Transformation Strategy

Energy Buyback Scheme

National Hydrogen Strategy – Western Australia

1.10 State Level Policies and Incentives-Northern Territory

Roadmap to achieve Renewable Energy Target

Incentives for Renewable Energy

NT Solar Energy Transformation Program

National Hydrogen Strategy – Northern Territory

2. Appendix

2.1 Abbreviations

2.2 Market Definitions


Renewable Power

Installed Capacity

Electricity Generation

Electricity Consumption

2.3 Methodology


Secondary Research

Primary Research

Modelling and Forecasting

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List of Tables

Table 1: New Large-scale Renewable Energy Target, Annual Targets, Australia (TWh), 2015–2030

Table 2: Time-Varying Minimum FiTs, 2022

Table 3: Renewable Energy Reverse Auction Winners, ACT, Australia

Table 4: Capacity and number of generators by tariff in 2021

Table 5: Abbreviations

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