|The Clean Energy Regulator is expected to announce a new accreditation provider in February 2024. To prepare for the transition we are making changes to applications and fees. Find out more
Accreditation is a must have for individuals who want to design or install solar or battery storage systems and make claims against the Small Scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES).
As a Clean Energy Council accredited installer you will:
CEC accredited installers and designers also get free access to myCEC, our subscription service for the rooftop solar and storage industry. Through myCEC installers and designers will also:
Please note: accreditation and myCEC is only available to individuals. This differs from Clean Energy Council membership, which is available to businesses.
Currently, for a small-scale solar, wind or hydro system to be eligible for STCs, it must be designed and installed by someone who is accredited by the Clean Energy Council.
On 17 December, 2022, updated regulations governing the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme came into force.
These changes affect the accreditation of installers and designers. The Clean Energy Council has made the decision not to provide an application to continue to be the Installer Accrediting body for Australia.
The Clean Energy Council recognises the crucial importance of Installer Accreditation to the healthy functioning of our industry, and we are committed to working collaboratively with the Clean Energy Regulator to achieve the best outcome for consumers and installers.
The Clean Energy Regulator is currently assessing applications for new scheme providers. For now, the program will operate exactly as it has until a decision is made by the Clean Energy Regulator on the outcome of the application process.
More information can be found on the Clean Energy Regulators website.