50 per cent Renewables Market share by 2030 – what does it mean?

23 Jul 2015 | Ric Brazzale

The Australian Labor Party announced on 22 July 2015 that it will be taking a policy of 50 per cent renewables market share by 2030 to the next election. We have assessed the implications of what a 50 per cent target might mean and what it might look like if it was legislated through changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation. We have also considered how difficult it might be to achieve.


Changes to the Clean Energy Finance Corporation

14 Jul 2015 | Ric Brazzale

Ric Brazzale gives his thoughts on how the Abbott Governments plan to drop wind and household rooftop solar projects from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation will affect the renewable energy industry


IMPORTANT UPDATE - New SWH document requirements

26 Jun 2015 | Green Energy Trading

The Clean Energy Regulator has advised that additional supporting documents will be required with all STC water heater forms from the end of June 2015


2015 Federal Government Budget - $20,000 instant write off

20 Jun 2015 | Green Energy Trading

Since the announcement on Budget night - May 12, 2015 there has been significant interest within the solar and energy efficiency industries regarding how to apply the $20,000 immediate asset write off. Here is what you need to know...


IMPORTANT UPDATE - Inverter approval and CEC guideline changes from 11 July 2015

18 Jun 2015 | Green Energy Trading


Solar Market Update

14 May 2015 | Ric Brazzale

A presentation to the audience of Solar 2015 on 14 May 2015 by Ric Brazzale


Additional cash benefits for hot water upgrades in South Australia

06 May 2015 | Green Energy Trading

Green Energy Trading is excited to launch a new service to our customers installing efficient hot water systems in South Australia. We can now offer the benefits available for hot water upgrades under the South Australia Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES).


Best prices, fastest payments for your STCs

27 Apr 2015 | Green Energy Trading

Introducing Checkout, the latest addition to our online STC creation system GEO.


STC Clearing House emptied

16 Apr 2015 | Ric Brazzale

After more than four years of operation with many people patiently waiting for certificates to settle through the Clearing House we have finally witnessed the emptying of the Clearing House.


STP of 11.71 per cent for 2015 – what does it mean?

02 Mar 2015 | Ric Brazzale

The Clean Energy Regulator announced on Friday 27 February 2015 that the Small-scale Technology Percentage (STP) for 2015 is to be 11.71 per cent. We have assessed what this means for the level of solar expected to be installed in 2015.