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26/09/2019 - Recent changes to the format of the Victoria Certificate of Electrical Safety (COES) has caused some confusion around what information is required when creating small-scale technology certificates (STCs). The Clean Energy Regultor has released guideance on the requirements.

19/08/2019 - As at Tuesday 6 August 2019, all solar panels from China Sunergy (Nanjing) Co Ltd (CSUN) were removed from the Clean Energy Council's (CEC). CSUN panels were delisted as the serial numbers used did not allow identification of the place of manufacture, and connectors used differ from those advised on the datasheet.

12/03/2019 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has released STP percentage for 2019 at 21.73% which equates to 37.5 million STCs for the year.

28/02/2019 - The Clean Energy Regulator (CER) has updated 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

24/10/2018 - In an interview in today’s Guardian, federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor has confirmed that the government will not abolish or change the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES).

03/10/2018 - 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 two surrender and this is likely to grow by the end of the year.

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