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21/03/2022 - From 1 April 2022, major changes come into effect for PV installs. Your FormBay account is being updated to reflect these changes. Please read through carefully to avoid any disruptions to your submissions. The normal FormBay workflow has been maintained

21/03/2022 - From 1 April 2022, major changes come into effect for PV installs. Changes include new declarations for installers, designers and solar retailers. Inverter serials must be captured and scanned on site similar to panel serials and CEC installers must take selfies through the install process to prove attendance onsite.

07/03/2022 - From 1 April 2022, new written statements will be incorporated into the STC Forms for PV Installs. Previously only installers needed to sign off on the STC Form along with the system owner. Now Solar Retailers, Designers, Installers will need to provide written statements as set out below.

08/02/2022 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released STP percentage for 2022 at 27.26% which equates to 47.7 million STCs for the year.

01/12/2021 - The STC Deeming Period will decline again from 1 January 2022. The deeming period will reduce from 10 years to 9 years for all installs done in 2022. The deeming period will reduce by one for each year after this.

13/10/2021 - The Clean Energy Regulator (the agency) has launched its new solar panel serial number ledger (ledger) capability to strengthen the integrity of the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) and the solar industry..

24/09/2021 - From 18 December 2021, the AS/NZS 4777.2 standard for inverters will change. The AS/NZS 4777.2:2015 version will be superseded by the AS/NZS 4777.2:2020 version, meaning all inverters installed from this date will need to meet the new inverter standard.

23/09/2021 - The Clean Energy Regulator (the agency) continues its focus on installers accredited by the Clean Energy Council (CEC) that do not meet on-site attendance requirements. All accredited installers must meet their on-site attendance obligations for the installation of small-scale solar PV systems.