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Submitting data for your certifiable amount

21 October 2020
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Applicants issued with an exemption certificate are required to submit data at the end of their nominated 12 month period to receive a certifiable amount using their use amount formula from their exemption certificate. The data is provided through the Client Portal.

You can nominate the use amount period. Meter data for this year must reflect the:

  • whole calendar year, or
  • 12 month period that uses not more than three months of the year before the application year.

For example, your nominated 12 month period may start on 1 January to 31 December or from 1 October and end on 30 September.

To apply, update, redetermine a certifiable amount, you will need to complete the following activities, as applicable. If you fail to submit data by early January of the year following the Renewable Energy Target (RET) year (e.g. early January 2021 for the 2020 RET year) we may not be able to issue you a notice of certifiable amount before 14 February, which may affect your electricity retailer's annual RET reporting obligations.

To submit your data:

  1. Log into your Client Portal account.
  2. Navigate to Renewable Energy Target.
    • Scroll down and select the relevant exemption certificate. If you are connected to more than one exemption certificate application, amendment or notice you will see several exemption certificates listed. This is also true if the site is supplied by more than one retailer.
  3. On the 'Company - Exemption YEAR-emissions-intensive trade-exposed-XXX-XXX-X-X' page you must:
    • Enter the amount of saleable quantity of relevant product for the nominated 12 month period for example, production data from 1 January - 31 December. This in located in the first table on the page.
    • For Table 1: Meter information, enter the Reading Type of your electricity meters
    • For Table 3: Meter data details - complete for each component in the exemption determination, enter the metred data or other element amount for each month.
      • Tip: your customer meter (network meter identifier) data must be read from 00:00 1 January XXXX to 00:00 1 January YYYY.
      • Tip: your internal/sub meters should also be read at a consistent point in time for your nominated 12 month period. If your application or notice was approved
    • in the nominated 12 month period, you need to update your amount of exemption (certifiable amount). Enter some or all the data click the 'Save and calculate' button (blue button). This will allow you to return to the page and edit or add data later.
    • after the nominated 12 month period, you need to redetermine the certifiable amount. Enter some or all the data click the 'Save and calculate button' (blue button). This will allow you to return to the page and edit or add data later.
    • Do not click the 'Submit final readings' button (green button). After you click this button you cannot edit or add data.
  4. Submit your data.
    • When you are satisfied that the data is correct, click the 'Submit final readings' button (green button). After you click this button you cannot edit or add data.
  5. Clean Energy Regulator processes claim
    • We will assess and verify your data. We may include adjustments to the data, as necessary, before issuing the certifiable amount.
    • After the data has been assessed you will receive a notification containing your certifiable amount.



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