National Electricity Rules - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to generate or supply electricity. You must comply with these Rules if your power station is accredited to create renewable energy certificates (large-scale generation certificates). Your accreditation may be suspended if you do not use standard metering that meets the requirements of the National Electricity Rules.

These Rules contain the electricity market rules. It sets out the objectives of the market, and the rights and responsibilities of market participants such as power stations, the market manager and the Agencies involved.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Clean Energy Regulator
Renewables & Carbon Farming Division

Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Clean Energy Regulator
Renewables & Carbon Farming Division


Operating address:
5 Farrell Place
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO Box 621
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300553542

Phone:

02 61593961
enquiries@cleanenergyregulator.gov.au

Supporting information

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