Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme, eligible small-scale renewable energy systems are entitled to a number of
small-scale technology certificates (STCs).
The majority of system owners choose to assign the right to STCs to a
registered agent, as receiving an upfront financial benefit is often a simpler process, and faster than creating and trading the certificates independently through the open market or
STC clearing house. Registered agents who claim STCs have different
document requirements for small-scale system installations to system owners claiming STCs.
If you are a system owner claiming STCs yourself, the following documents are required:
All STCs must be created within 12 months after your system is installed.
All paperwork must be completed and signed before creating small-scale technology certificates. The Clean Energy Regulator may request this paperwork at any time during the small-scale technology certificate validation process.
All supporting documentation including statutory declarations must be provided to the Clean Energy Regulator during the registration of STCs via
REC Registry. There is a document upload section within the online form when creating small-scale technology certificates.
The documents outlined on this page are designed to assist you to ensure you have collected all the necessary information to create small-scale technology certificates under the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 and the
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001.
Failure to complete the documentation on this page may result in:
If you need more information regarding the documentation you need to provide, or are unable to provide part of this documentation, please
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