Rebate for Heat Pumps now $1000

07 Sep 2009 | Green Energy Trading

The government's latest overnight announcement saw the rebate for heat pumps replacing an electric water heater fall from $1,600 to $1,000. This change came into effect for systems bought from Saturday 5 September.

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The Trend in Solar Water Heater RECs

03 Sep 2009 | Green Energy Trading

RECs from solar water heaters have accounted for more than 50% of all RECs produced so far for 2009. We’ve seen strong month-on-month growth in the number of SWH installations this year, due largely to generous rebates from Commonwealth and State Governments in addition to benefits provided by RECs.

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The Renewable Energy Target

27 Aug 2009 | Green Energy Trading

Over the last week since the passing of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) we have been receiving a number of calls about what all of this means. Hopefully we can help to shed some light on the issue and let you know that you’re not the only one left wondering how the five times multiplier will be calculated and requirements for creating the additional RECs.

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REC market shows extreme volatility

22 Nov 0200 | Green Energy Trading

The REC market has seen quite a bit of volatility over the last few weeks. We saw prices fall by nearly $6 per REC last week before recovering some ground on Friday.

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Higher STC Target for 2012 results in higher STC price

28 Jul 2017 | Green Energy Trading

The Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator (ORER) recently released their non-binding estimate of the STC target for 2012 of 38.5 million. This incorporated an estimate of 18.4 million for STCs to be created in 2012 and includes 20.1 million for the expected surplus STCs at the end of 2011.

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SWH insights

28 Jul 2017 | Green Energy Trading

In early April, the Clean Energy Regulator released the latest data of solar system installations by postcode. In this blog, we assess the Solar Water Heater (SWH) market and provide insights into activity to date. The data released relates to SWH systems that have been installed and have created certificates to 5 April 2013.

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