Report: ESC Snapshot (October)
Highlights from latest report
220,031 certificates were created in October, 45 per cent higher than the 151,815 certificates created in September and the highest creation month this financial year.
On 13 October 2015, the Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy and the Minister for the Environment announced changes to the NSW Energy Savings Scheme (ESS) confirming their intention to:
- increase the energy savings target from 5 per cent to 7 per cent in 2016 and progressively to 8.5 per cent by 2019;
- expand the scheme to provide incentives for households and businesses to save gas; and
- extend the scheme to 2025.