- Physical impacts and adaptation
- NZ greenhouse gas reports
- Doing our fair share
- Emissions trading
This section contains guidance for the different sectors who will be participating directly in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (NZ ETS).
For information about how the ETS will affect New Zealanders and advice on reducing your energy costs, please see What does the NZ ETS mean for me?
People and businesses can participate directly in the NZ ETS in three ways:
It’s possible for one business to participate in all three ways – surrendering, earning, and receiving allocations of NZUs.
The table below shows how different sectors participate in the ETS, and when they enter the scheme. Click on the links for specific information on how businesses in that sector participate in the ETS.
|Sector||Surrenders NZUs||Earns NZUs||Allocated NZUs||Year of entry|
|Liquid fossil fuels||√||2010|
Last updated: 16 November 2012