Australia Renewable Energy Policy Report 2017

"Australia Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2017” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country.

The report provides the current and future 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.

Key Highlights

Reasons to buy

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 Australia.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 3

2 Introduction 4

2.1 Renewable Energy Policy 4

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 4

3 Renewable Energy Policy, Australia 5

3.1 Overview 5

3.2 Renewable Energy Policy Framework 5

3.2.1 Renewable Energy Target Scheme 6

3.2.2 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership 7

3.2.3 Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund 8

3.2.4 Clean Energy Finance Corporation 8

3.3 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, Australia, Federal Incentives 8

3.3.1 Collaboration on Building Solar Future 8

3.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, Australia, Federal Incentives 9

3.4.1 Mechanisms Supporting Grid-Connected Wind Power 9

3.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Geothermal, Australia, Federal Incentives 9

3.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Energy Efficiency, Australia, Federal Incentives 9

3.6.1 Energy Savings Initiative 9

3.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Australia, State Level Policies and Incentives 9

3.7.1 South Australia 9

3.7.2 New South Wales 10

3.7.3 Victoria 10

3.7.4 Tasmania 11

3.7.5 Queensland 11

3.7.6 Australian Capital Territory 12

3.7.7 Western Australia 12

4 Appendix 13

4.1 Market Definitions 13

4.1.1 Power 13

4.1.2 Installed Capacity 13

4.1.3 Electricity Generation 13

4.1.4 Electricity Consumption 13

4.1.5 Thermal Power Plant 13

4.1.6 Hydropower Plant 13

4.1.7 Nuclear Power 13

4.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources 13

4.2 Abbreviations 14

4.3 Bibliography 14

4.4 Methodology 14

4.5 Coverage 15

4.5.1 Secondary Research 15

4.5.2 Primary Research 15

4.5.3 Modeling and Forecasting 16

4.6 Contact Us 16

4.7 Disclaimer 16

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: New Large-scale Renewable Energy Target, Annual Targets, Australia (TWh), 2015–2030 7

Table 2: Abbreviations 14

List of Figures


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