Applications for 2022 exemption certificates can now be lodged for
eligible emissions-intensive trade-exposed (EITE) activities under the Renewable Energy Target (RET).
We encourage you to start your application early to allow for sufficient time to satisfy all the requirements for participation.
The following key dates are determined by the legislation. The Clean Energy Regulator (the agency) does not have the ability to extend timeframes or accept late applications.
01 August 2021
30 March 2022
Date exemption certificate is approved
Entities applying for an EITE exemption certificate must submit complete and accurate applications in line with scheme requirements and the electricity use method. Information provided to determine the use amount formula and calculation of the certifiable amount is the responsibility of the applicant. Providing false and misleading information and documentation is an offence under sections 137.1 and 137.2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995. Maximum penalty is 12 months imprisonment.
Due to continued disruptions with the COVID-19 pandemic we encourage you to:
So that we can keep you informed of the latest information and news, we encourage you
to subscribe to our EITE email list. Please refer other people within your organisation to the list so they can also stay up to date with EITE news.
If you have any questions about the exemption certificate application process call us on 1300 553 542, email us at
CER-IndustryAssistanceSchemes@cleanenergyregulator.gov.au or visit the
emissions-intensive trade-exposed page on our website for more information.
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