Christmas closure 2014

16 Dec 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Our office will close for Christmas at 12 noon on Wednesday, 24 December 2014, and will re-open at 9am on Monday, 5 January 2015

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The VEET is saved as Labor wins Victoria

02 Dec 2014 | Green Energy Trading

The Australian Labor Party was voted back into power in Victoria on Saturday, confirming all predictions - from opinion polls to betting agencies - to be correct. Another indicator of the confidence that Labor would form government was the market price for Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates (VEECs), which increased from $13.25 in early October to $17.40 on the eve of the election.

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Are power companies really the enemy?

02 Dec 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Recently I was lucky enough to host a roundtable discussion on solar and storage at Australian Utility Week. Very definitely feeling like an intruder in the enemy camp, I was surprised to find it one of the most popular sessions of the conference, with around 40 representatives from generators, distributors and retailers attending.

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Our Christmas gift to you

28 Nov 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Green Energy Trading is celebrating Christmas by giving 25 cents more than our buy-back price for every STC submitted on Green Energy Online from 1 to 24 December 2014.

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Help save the VEET

14 Nov 2014 | Green Energy Trading

In collaboration with EECCA, Green Energy Trading is encouraging its network of friends, clients and supporters to take part in a coordinated campaign to help save the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target. This is what we can do.

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We invite you to work with us online

14 Nov 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Over the past month, Green Energy Trading’s online STC creation portal has experienced a significant uptake in use by Australia’s installers. If you would like to login, simply contact a member of our team.

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Emissions Reduction Fund to be a reality

31 Oct 2014 | Ric Brazzale

After agreeing to a range of amendments and receiving sufficient support from cross bench Senators, the Federal Government has the green light to implement the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). So what does this mean for businesses active in renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors?

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STC price falls as the government announces its position on RET negotiations

24 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Earlier this week the government announced its position on revising the Renewable Energy Target (RET), ahead of negotiations which will take place with the opposition. In the same week the STC price has fallen by 50 cents. This has caused people to ask whether the two events are related

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VEEC legislation not passed, 5.4m target stands

17 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

After months of promising to dramatically reduce next year’s Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) and to abandon the scheme from 1 January 2016, yesterday the Napthine Government failed to pass its legislation. Consequently, Victoria’s current target of 5.4 million tonnes of emissions reduction will stand for 2015.

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All Energy reflections

14 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

The Green Energy Trading team reflects on last week’s All Energy exhibition and conference.

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