News & events


  • Solar Snapshot (April 2015) 12 May 2015

    The latest analysis on STC creation from Solar Water Heaters and Solar PV

  • Energy Efficiency Snapshots (April 2015) 07 May 2015

    Highlights from the latest Energy Efficiency Snapshots.

  • LGC Snapshot (April 2015) 07 May 2015

    Highlights from our latest LGC Snapshot

  • Quarterly Solar Report - Q1 2015 24 Apr 2015

    STC creation decreased 14 per cent in the March quarter, with decreases in creation from both PV and SWH.  STCs submitted for creation so far in 2015 averaged 300,000 per week which is 11 per cent lower than the STC target.

  • The absurdity of Abbott’s stone-walling on the RET 20 Apr 2015

    Last week we shared on Facebook the video of Waleed Aly’s excellent take-down of the Abbott government’s position on the renewable energy target. New data provided by Green Energy Markets further highlights the absurdity of the situation.

  • Energy Efficiency Snapshots (March 2015) 17 Apr 2015

    VEECs:  383k were created for lighting activity 21C in March compared with 244k in February. This is a 57 per cent increase in creation volume since last month and is the highest level of creation for a single month we have seen in this activity. 
    ESCs: Tomago Aluminium Company was the largest creator of certificates this month, creating 74k ESCs for their smelting electrical energy reduction project under the metered baseline method.

  • Quarterly Renewables Report - Q1 2015 17 Apr 2015

    The latest analysis on the renewables market

  • NSW businesses lead Australian demand for commercial rooftop solar 15 Apr 2015

    The latest data from Green Energy Markets shows that NSW retained its position as the biggest market for solar PV in the month of March, following its return to that position in February for the first time since 2011. Queensland led the market in between and retains the largest aggregate installations.

  • Solar Snapshot (March 2015) 14 Apr 2015

  • STC Snapshot (February 2015) 17 Mar 2015

    The latest report on the STC market

  • LGC Snapshot (February 2015) 11 Mar 2015

    LGC price reached $47.00 on 10 March in response to reports that an LRET resolution is getting closer

  • Forward estimates to inform the STC target 27 Feb 2015

    In November 2014, the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) engaged Green Energy Markets to provide a forward estimate of the number of small-scale technology certificates (STCs) likely to be created during the 2015, 2016and 2017 calendar years. Our projections informed the setting of the 2015 STC target.

  • LGC Snapshot (January 2015) 12 Feb 2015

    The wind industry achieved a milestone in January with wind generation exceeding hydro generation for the first time.

  • Energy Efficiency Snapshots (January 2015) 12 Feb 2015

    ESC creation in January was one of the lowest in 3 years (101,365) and metered baseline certificates accounted for 68 per cent of creation.

  • Solar tracks 13 per cent above STC target for 2014 03 Feb 2015

    The level of solar installations registering Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs) in 2014 was 13 per cent above the STC target. Both solar PV and solar hot water installations were higher than the level incorporated into the 2014 target.


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