The VEU scheme, (also known as The Energy Saver Incentive) is driving energy efficiency upgrades in Victoria by providing financial incentives to make implementation more affordable and attractive for households and business. It is administered by the Essential Services Commission (ESC).
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Our role is to understand the government schemes and unlock the value of the incentives for our Customers and Partners. The Acts, Regulations and Rules can be difficult to understand and you may find it hard to apply to your situation. Our expertise is in making all this simple so you can access financial incentives for your energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
The ESS is driving energy efficiency upgrades in NSW by providing financial incentives to make energy efficiency and renewable energy projects more affordable and attractive. It is administered by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).
The RET is split into a small-scale and large-scale scheme and drives investment into renewables including biomass, solar, geothermal, hydro, wind and ocean energy. The RET is administered by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER)
The ERF, also known as Direct Action is a federal scheme to directly purchase emissions reductions through an auction process. To date the bulk of ERF projects have been from land use and forestry. More recently commercial and industrial projects have benefited from the scheme.
|Scheme||Tradable Certificate||Sectors Covered||2017 Retailers Obligation||2018 Retailers Obligation||Legislated End Date||Wattly Accredited|
|State Energy Efficiency Schemes Comparison|
Lighting Activities (Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Outdoor & Public Lighting). Project Activities for Commercial & Industrial Equipment
|5.9 M VEECs||6.1 M VEECs||2029||Yes|
Lighting Activities (Commercial, Industrial, Outdoor & Public Lighting). Project & Metered Baseline Activities for Commercial & Industrial Equipment. Business Appliances.
|4.1 M ESCs (7.5%)||4.4 M ESCs (7.5%)||2025||Yes|
|SA REES||Direct obligation||Commercial, Residential||2300 TJ||2300 TJ||No|
|ACT EEIS||Direct obligation||Commercial, Residential||(8.6%)||(8.6%)||2020||No|
|Federal Schemes (Renewable Energy Target and Emissions Reduction Fund)|
|RET Small||STC||Solar PV, Solar Hot water||12.4 M STCs||TBD||2030||Yes|
|RET Large||LGC||Large Solar (>100kW) Wind, Hydro, Biogen||26 M LGCs||28.6 M LGCs||2030||Yes|
|ERF||ACCU||Commercial, Industrial, Agriculture and Land use||Government Funded||Yes|
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