The REC Registry is an online system which allows Renewable Energy Target participants to create, transfer and surrender renewable energy certificates (RECs).
Through the REC Registry, users can:
The REC Registry also provides access to public registers including the:
The Clean Energy Regulator records all transactions performed through the REC Registry and uses this information to manage, audit and report on certificates and the Australian renewable energy market.
The REC Registry is a requirement of the Renewable Energy Target, as prescribed by the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000, and is managed by AusRegistry International on behalf of the Clean Energy Regulator.
For more information please visit the REC Registry.
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 an 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 Fees page.
Apart from scheduled maintenance or unforeseen outages, the REC Registry is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
For REC Registry assistance, 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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