6 steps to power station accreditation
Step 1Applying to become a registered person
Step 2Upgrade your account
Step 3Submitting your application form
Step 4Paying the accreditation application fee
Step 5Application assessment by the Clean Energy Regulator
Step 6Accreditation decision
Following assessment of your application, the Clean Energy Regulator will either approve or refuse your application. You will be notified of the application outcome via email and letter.
If the agency approves the application, the agency will allocate the power station a unique identification code. This decision is a reviewable decision. If your application for accreditation is refused by the agency, you may have the
The agency must make a decision about your application for accreditation within six weeks from when the application was considered properly made, unless a longer period is agreed to.
In general, the Clean Energy Regulator sets the accreditation start date as the date the application is deemed properly made or the date of first generation, whichever is the latter.
The Clean Energy Regulator will approve or refuse the application under section 15 of the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 (REE Act) and the power station will be listed on the Register of Accredited Power Stations (in the
REC Registry) if the:
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