Programs & resources
- Solar hot water
- Renewable Remote Power Generation (now closed)
- Solar homes and communities (now closed)
Renewable energy is an essential part of Australia's low emissions energy mix and is important to Australia's energy security. It plays a strong role in reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions and helping Australia stay on track to meet its Kyoto target and beyond. Australian Government support for renewable energy assists industry development, reduces barriers to the national electricity market, and provides community access to renewable energy.
State and territory governments have implemented measures to increase the uptake of renewable energy: