Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems Accreditation - Australian Government


You will require this accreditation if you intend to design or install small-scale renewable energy systems. Small-scale renewable energy systems are any of the following generation units:

  • solar panels
  • wind turbines
  • hydro.

To become fully accredited, you must first apply for provisional accreditation, which lasts for a period of one month. During this period you may upgrade to a full licence.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this accreditation, you must:

  • hold $5 million in public liability insurance
  • have completed the required training
  • hold a current electrical licence
  • hold a working at heights certification.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

To continue to be eligible for this accreditation you must complete at least 100 points of approved training in the following 12-month period.


One year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $165.00

Provisional Accreditation. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $550.00

Full Accreditation. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $240.00

Full Accreditation Renewal. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Renewable Energy (Electricity) Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Clean Energy Council

Contact details

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