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.
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.
Changes take effect from 1 January 2020 that affect the number of certificates for eligible solar PV, air source heat pump and solar water heater system in some locations.
For more information see Changes to solar postcode zones.
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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