Why the small-scale renewable energy target needs to be maintained

30 May 2014 | Ric Brazzale

It is timely to reflect on why the small-scale renewable energy target is so important to Australia.

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STC solar water heating form – now online

30 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Green Energy Trading now offers secure, online STC creation for solar water heating, as well as for solar PV installations.

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Changes to the NSW ESS announced

30 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

The NSW Government has today announced the changes to the Energy Savings Scheme (ESS).

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Expanding opportunities for installers

28 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Recognising that this is a challenging year for many suppliers of clean energy options, Green Energy Trading has introduced new services that aim to expand opportunities and reduce risks for installers.

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Necessary, positive disruption

28 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Recently, I had the chance to catch up with a number of our clients at the Solar 2014 conference and exhibition. They shared some of the challenges they face, adjusting their businesses to new levels of activity unsupported by solar credits or high feed-in tariffs. The fight to preserve the RET in its current state also weighed heavily on many – Luke Konynenburg, General Manager

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Current VEEC creation and required target

27 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

On 21 May the State Government announced that the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) will end after 2015 compliance has been completed. While this was not the announcement that the industry was hoping for and, putting aside the possibility of a change in government, it has defined the requirements for the remaining life of the scheme. We can now determine the number of certificates that need to be surrendered for the last two years of the VEET and how many more certificates need to be created to meet the target.

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Victorian Government slams door on energy savings program

22 May 2014 | Ric Brazzale

The Victorian Government has slammed the door shut on a successful program to cut household power bills by announcing the closure of the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme.

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VEET announcement – closing end of 2015

21 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

This morning, the Victorian Government announced its intent to close the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme on the back of incredulous modelling results.

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RET review focusing on the costs, more advocates required

02 May 2014 | Ric Brazzale

Managing Director of Green Energy Trading, Ric Brazzale, attended the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review’s first stakeholder engagement meeting in Canberra last week. Upon return to the office, Ric commented:

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VEEC deadline is looming

02 May 2014 | Green Energy Trading

The expiry date for the creation of Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates (VEECs) for 2013 installations is 30 June 2014 and fast approaching. To ensure sufficient time is allowed for processing and submitting forms for your 2013 upgrades, please submit forms to us by no later than 31 May 2014.

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