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2019–20 highlights

  • 15.5 million Australian carbon credit units issued
  • 99.8% availability of systems and registries
  • 4349 megawatts of large-scale renewable capacity accredited—enough to meet the 2020 Large-scale Renewable Energy Target
  • 70% increase in voluntary surrender of Australian carbon credit units and large-scale generation certificates
  • 99.4% of scheme applications processed within required timeframes
  • 350 people employed​
  • 13.4 million tonnes of carbon abatement delivered under Emissions Reduction Fund contracts
  • 51.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent abated, up 6.7 million tonnes from 2018–191


  1. Further details on the calculation methodology for abatement estimation are set out in the Quarterly Carbon Market Report March Quarter 2020 workbook available from www.cleanenergyregulator.gov.au