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03/09/2018 - The Clean Energy Regulator has partnered with industry to develop and implement the Solar Panel Validation Initiative to address the installation of unapproved solar panels under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES). This joint initiative is aimed at strengthening the integrity of industry and the scheme, and protecting consumers by making the identification of unapproved panels easier..
20/08/2018 - The Victorian Government has today announced a new Solar Homes program with funding of $1.24 billion towards the program. Quoting the announcement "This will save the typical Victorian household up to $2,225 for installation of an average 4kW solar system and help them save $890 a year on their electricity bills". The announcement was brief and light on detail
09/07/2018 - The Clean Energy Council has recently sought to provide clarity on state and territory requirements for DC isolators (AS/NZS 4417.2). The requirements for some jurisdictions have changed from 30 June 2018.
11/05/2018 - The CER has released the latest information on the small-scale technology certificate (STC) market which shows there is 5.5 million STC surplus after the quarter one surrender and this is likely to grow by the end of the year.
29/03/2018 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released STP percentage for 2018 at 17.08% which equates to 29.3 million STCs for the year.
24/01/2018 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released scenarios and eligibility framework for replacement systems and component replacements. This guidance includes useful scenarios to help define eligibility. Whole system replacement may still be eligible for STC creation but panel replacement is not.
10/11/2017 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released an eligibility framework to help participants determine their eligibility under the Small-scale and Large-scale Renewable Energy Target Schemes. This guidance includes useful scenarios to help define eligibility
01/11/2017 - The STC Deeming Period will decline again from 1 January 2018. The deeming period will reduce from 14 years to 13 years for all installs done in 2018. The deeming period will reduce by one for each year after this.