News & events

News

  • Report: Solar Snapshot (August 2015) 10 Sep 2015

    STC creation to date continues to track 9.6 per cent behind the same time last year and 6.4 per cent behind target

  • Report: Solar Snapshot (July 2015) 13 Aug 2015

    STC creation increased by 16 per cent in July, but is still tracking almost 10 per cent behind the same time last year and over 7 per cent behind target.

  • Report: Quarterly Solar Report Q2 2015 21 Jul 2015

    STC creation decreased 4 per cent in the June quarter, despite a significant increase in SWH creation.  The past two quarters have had the lowest number of PV systems creating certificates since the start of the SRES. STCs submitted for creation so far in 2015 averaged 311,000 per week which is 7.4 per cent lower than the STC target and nearly 10 per cent lower than the same time last year.

  • Solar hot water installations drive uptick in small renewables market 15 Jul 2015

    The latest report from Green Energy Markets shows a 9 per cent increase in small-scale technology certificates (STCs) over the course of June 2015 to 1.4 million, while prices remained steady during – opening at $39.80 and closing the month slightly up at $39.85.

  • Solar Snapshot (June 2015) 14 Jul 2015

    Whilst STC creation increased 9 per cent in June, YTD creation is tracking 9.6 per cent behind the same time last year and 7.4 per cent behind target.

  • Solar Snapshot (May 2015) 16 Jun 2015

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

  • Despite Hurdles, Solar Power in Australia Is Too Robust to Kill 12 Jun 2015

    No nation has as high a penetration of residential solar as Australia, with one in five homes now powered by the sun. And while the government has slashed incentives, solar energy continues to grow, thanks to a steep drop in the cost of PV panels and the country’s abundant sunshine.

  • Solar Snapshot (April 2015) 12 May 2015

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Ric Brazzale presents at SEIA NSW Annual Installers Conference 20 Mar 2015

    On Friday 20th March Ric Brazzale presented at SEIA NSW Annual Installers Conference on Solar PV, the STC market – and the future of the Renewable Energy Target (RET)

  • STC Snapshot (February 2015) 17 Mar 2015

    The latest report on the STC market

  • 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.

  • 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.

Events

  • Environmental market insight

    Green Energy Markets seminar delivers high quality content with comprehensive insights into renewable energy and energy efficiency markets. Featuring industry experts and addressing market issues, this seminar aims to equip decision makers with the information they need to make enlightened business decisions.