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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RAA media release - Future of non-household solar still uncertain

14 Oct 2014 | Ric Brazzale

The national body for firms creating and trading in renewable energy certificates has called on the Federal Government to urgently clarify the future of the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES), a key part of the Renewable Energy Target.

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Too good to be true?

14 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

How is it possible that STC offer prices have differed by up to $2 among renewable energy certificate agents this week? Luke Konynenburg provides some historical context.

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EECCA media release - Government’s Energy Plan: ‘Mickey Mouse’.

13 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

The Energy Efficiency Certificate Creators Association (EECCA) has called today’s Energy Statement by the Napthine Government nothing more than ‘Mickey Mouse’, and says it could leave Victoria exposed with no real action on climate change.

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Supporting growth at All Energy

10 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

What are the likely implications of the Renewable Energy Target review on Australian businesses? What are the risks associated with installing power stations? What is the future outlook for the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target? What role does finance play in the growth of solar businesses across the country? Green Energy Trading will explore these topics in four separate presentations at the All Energy Exhibition and Conference, which will take place at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre from 15 to 16 October 2014.

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ESC price defies oversupply

10 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

Why are ESC prices rising in such an oversupplied market?

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What is an aggregation service really worth?

10 Oct 2014 | Green Energy Trading

This is the first of a series of articles that will explore the expanding services of Green Energy Trading.

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