An enforceable undertaking is deemed to be complete when all tasks offered by a party are accepted by the Clean Energy Regulator and have been completed to our satisfaction.
The completed enforceable undertakings for 2021 include:
GB Environmental unknowingly received false information from a third party relating to the purported designer and installer of seven small-generation units (SGUs). GB Environmental subsequently, in contravention of section 24A(1) of the Act, relied on that information to improperly create 1128 small-scale technology certificates (STCs).
In addition, GB Environmental unknowingly received false information from a different third party in relation to the purported installation of 25 SGUs. It has been discovered for 10 SGUs no such system was installed. The existence of the remaining 15 SGUs will be confirmed as part of the Undertaking.
GB Environmental Trading Pty Ltd undertakes to:
Surrender of Certificates
Community Energy Group provided false or misleading information to the Clean Energy Regulator (the Regulator) claiming systems had been designed and installed by a CEC accredited installer when, in fact, that person did not design or install the systems.
Consequently, Community Energy Group improperly created, in contravention of section 24A of the Act, certificates that did not meet the requirements under regulation 20AC of the Regulations.
Community Energy Group undertakes to:
Report to the Regulator
Ownership and directorship
Mr Ryan Mulhern submitted false information to a second party, being information that Mr Mulhern was either the Clean Energy Council (CEC) accredited installer, or supervised the installation of various solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in accordance with the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 and Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001. The second party relied on the false information to create small-scale technology certificates (STCs).
STCs for these solar PV systems have been failed and cannot be recreated.
Mr Mulhern undertakes to:
RETA (WA) Pty Ltd improperly created 3,115 Small-scale Technology Certificates (certificates) in contravention of section 24A of the Act.
RETA (WA) undertakes to:
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