By Dr David T Kearns (Sustainable Services) and Raphael Wood (Market Advisory Group)
This article is a practical strategy guide on the forecasting, regulatory, technical and carbon market aspects of facilities affected by the ERF Safeguard Mechanism.
The Safeguard Mechanism presents risks to industrial businesses in Australia. ACCUs are not readily available in this market and demand will increase over time, so it is incumbent on carbon & environment professionals to manage your emissions profiles and make longer term plans to ensure you meet your obligations.
I’ve written this article with Environment and Carbon managers in mind. If that’s you, you may wish to skip straight to the strategy overview section.