Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012


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Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 23rd day of October 2012

His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 161A(1) of the Climate Change Response Act 2002, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the recommendation of the Minister for Climate Change Issues and on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.


1 Title
  • These regulations are the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2012.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 1 January 2013.

3 Principal regulations
4 Regulation 6 amended (Allocation factors for electricity)
5 Schedule replaced
  • Replace the Schedule with the Schedule set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

6 Transitional provision
  • Despite regulations 4 and 5, regulation 6 and the Schedule as they were immediately before the commencement of these regulations continue in force for any 2012 final allocation as if these regulations had not been made.

Schedule replaced

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Prescribed emissions intensity and allocative baselines

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Eligible industrial activity Column A Column B
 Emissions intensity Allocative baseline
Aluminium smelting High 9.9450
Manufacture of carbon steel from cold ferrous feed Moderate Product A: 0.3994
   Product B: 0.1463
Manufacture of iron and steel from iron sand High Product A: 3.0893
   Product B: 0.1190
    Product C: 0.2800
    Product D: 0.1630
Production of burnt lime High 1.4288
Production of carbamide (urea) High 1.6245
Production of cartonboard High Product A: 1.1283
    Product B: 0.4784
    Product C: 0.3210
Production of caustic soda High 1.6585
Production of cementitious products High Product A: 0.9403
   Product B: 0.0234
Production of clay bricks and field tiles Moderate Product A: 0.2264
   Product B: 0.8813
    Product C: 0.2227
Production of cut roses High 0.000937
Production of ethanol Moderate 1.5076
Production of fresh capsicums Moderate 3.5305
Production of fresh cucumbers Moderate 3.2926
Production of fresh tomatoes Moderate 2.4304
Production of gelatine Moderate 6.4607
Production of glass containers Moderate 0.5946
Production of hydrogen peroxide High 1.3950
Production of lactose Moderate 1.4323
Production of market pulp High Product A: 0.5983
    Product B: 1.3812
    Product C: 1.0463
Production of methanol High 0.7854
Production of newsprint High Product A: 0.5035
    Product B: 1.3662
Production of packaging and industrial paper High Product A: 0.4655
   Product B: 0.5171
    Product C: 0.0961
Production of protein meal Moderate 0.9240
Production of reconstituted wood panels Moderate 0.2131
Production of tissue paper Moderate Product A: 1.2176
    Product B: 0.7896
Production of whey powder Moderate 0.8526

Michael Webster,
for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2013, amend the Climate Change (Eligible Industrial Activities) Regulations 2010. The amendments change the electricity allocation factor from 0.52 to 0.537 and, as a consequence, replace the Schedule, which prescribes the eligible industrial activities and their emissions intensity, their products, and their allocative baselines (which depend on the electricity allocation factor).

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 25 October 2012.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.