In June 2007 the Queensland government released its Smart Energy Policy, part of its Climate Smart 2050 strategy. The primary Smart Energy Policy initiatives include: The USD 50 million Queensland Renewable Energy Fund The USD 55 million Smart Energy Savings Program including the Queensland Smart Energy Savings Fund A 10% Renewable and Low Emission Target Scheme The Solar Feed-in Tariff for homes A USD 7.25 million Climate Smart Homes Rebate programme A USD 500,000 to supply Home Energy Wise Tools with the Home Water Wise service A USD 10 million Geosequestration Site Identification budget A USD 900 million investment to demonstrate clean coal technology New electricity generation.
The Programme also seeks to Increase Queensland Gas Scheme from 13% to 15% by 2010, and potentially to 18% by 2020.
- Strategic plans
- Audits and inspections
- Renewable / Non-fossil energy obligations
- Other regulatory instruments
- Information and education
- Public information
- Government provided advice
- Payments, finance and taxation
- Payments and transfers
- Loans / debt finance
- Framework legislation
- Prescriptive requirements and standards
- Targets, plans and framework legislation