The Renewable Energy Certificate Registry (REC Registry) is an online system allowing Renewable Energy Target participants to create, transfer and surrender renewable energy certificates.
Through the REC Registry, users can:
The Clean Energy Regulator is making changes to the REC Registry to improve the user experience for nominated persons operating in the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET).
The changes will focus on improvements to the LGC claims process and to applications for accreditation.
Improvements to LGC claims will be:
Improvements to applications for accreditation will be:
The agency will be providing ongoing updates as well as guidance materials and education around the use of these new functions.
The REC Registry also provides access to public registers including the:
The agency records all transactions performed through the REC Registry and uses this information to manage, audit and report on certificates and the operation of the LRET and the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.
The REC Registry is a requirement of the Renewable Energy Target, as prescribed by the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000.
For more information please visit the
You will need a REC Registry account if you intend to:
For more information about how to create an account in the REC Registry, visit the
create account page.
Notes: people who choose to use a registered agent to conduct any of the above transactions on their behalf do not need to register for a REC Registry account. Registration to create, buy, sell, or surrender certificates may incur a fee, depending on the user requirements. For information on fees and thresholds, please visit the
Apart from scheduled maintenance or unforeseen outages, the
REC Registry is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
For assistance or questions regarding the REC Registry, please call the Clean Energy Regulator Contact Centre on 1300 553 542. The Contact Centre operates between 9:00am and 5:00pm Australian Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.
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