Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme, eligible small-scale renewable energy systems are entitled to a number of small-scale technology certificates.
Small-scale technology certificates must be created within 12 months of the system being installed to be
valid. For example, a system installed on 1 January 2018 is only eligible for certificates until 11:59pm AEDST on 31 December 2018.
The Clean Energy Regulator is proposing updates to postcode zones for the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme. The changes will affect the number of small-scale technology certificates for eligible systems in certain postcodes. Registered agents and broader solar businesses may wish to make a submission on how the proposed changes will affect them. For further information see
Public consultation on postcode zones changes.
Make sure you complete the following steps before creating small-scale technology certificates:
To find more information about how postcode zones are used to calculate small-scale certificates, see the
documentasset:Postcode zone ratings and postcode zones for solar photovoltaic systems and heat pumps
documentasset:Postcode zones for solar water heaters
REC Registry demonstration videos and
guide for validating and registering small-scale technology certificates in the REC Registry.
See the Clean Energy Regulator's approach to dealing with
over and under crediting of certificates or units in the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme.
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