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Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

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2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Amendment Bill 2009

 

(1)     Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 14), after item 2A, insert:

2AA  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

air source heat pump water heater means a device that uses a vapour compression cycle incorporating a compressor, an evaporator that collects energy from the latent and sensible heat of the atmosphere and a condenser that delivers heat either directly or indirectly to a hot water storage container.

[definition of air source heat pump water heater]

(2)     Schedule 1, page 7 (after line 14), after item 3Q, insert:

3R  At the end of subsection 21(3)

Add “which must not be before the actual date of installation”.

3S  At the end of section 21

Add:

             (4)  Certificates must only be created for the installation of an air source heat pump water heater having a volumetric capacity of not more than 700 litres.

(3)     Schedule 1, page 7 (after line 14), after item 3Q, insert:

3U  At the end of Subdivision B of Division 4 of Part 2

Add:

23AB  Regulations to phase out air source heat pump water heaters from scheme

             (1)  The regulations must provide for air source heat pump water heaters to be phased out of the scheme constituted by this Act by the end of 16 February 2010.

             (2)  For the purposes of subsection (1), the regulations must provide that each month the number of certificates that can be created for the installation of an air source heat pump water heater having a volumetric capacity of not more than 700 litres are proportionally reduced, so that no certificates can be created for such an installation after the end of 16 February 2010.

[creation of certificates for single air source heat pump water heaters only after installation and phasing out of such certificates]