You will require accreditation if you intend to create
energy efficiency certificates. This certificates are created under the
Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme. Energy efficiency certificates are given to businesses or
industries when they undertake a prescribed energy saving activity. An energy
saving activities reduce the amount of greenhouse emissions that would otherwise
have been produced. These activities include:
- modification of an appliance, structure or
equipment that leads to a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
- replacement of a system or equipment that leads
to a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
- purchase and installation of an appliance or
equipment that has a lower greenhouse gas intensity than a comparable product
- installation of appliance or any equipment that
leads to reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
Large electricity and gas retailers in Victoria will be
required to purchase and surrender certificates on an annual basis in
proportion to their annual acquisitions of gas and electricity.
Certain criteria exist for
determining whether a certificate can be created for an activity. Generally a certificate
is created for each whole tonne of greenhouse gases to be reduced by the
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You will be required to establish a VEET account in order to
become accredited and to create certificates. You must submit your application
online, along with any required information.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information
regarding eligibility requirements.
Accreditation is ongoing.
Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.
Application for VEET Accreditation
Application for VEET Additional Activity Approval - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.
Essential Services Commission
Victorian Energy Efficency Target Act 2007 (Victoria)
Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Regulations 2008 (Victoria)
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