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Clean Energy Council to deliver New Energy Tech Consumer Code (NETCC)

The Clean Energy Council is proud to have been appointed as the administrator of the New Energy Tech Consumer Code (NETCC).

The decision by the independent NETCC Council to appoint the Clean Energy Council for this period is a strong endorsement of the Clean Energy Council’s capacity to administer this important new industry initiative.

“Today’s announcement by the NETCC Council follows significant ongoing work, resourcing and investment by the Clean Energy Council to prepare the NETCC for launch in February 2023 and we thank NETCC Council members for their confidence,” said Clean Energy Council Chief Executive, Kane Thornton.

The NETCC Council is comprised of members of the former Behind-the-Meter Working Group and includes representatives from the Australian Energy Council, Smart Energy Council, Public Interest Advocacy Centre, Consumer Action Law Centre, Energy Consumers Australia, Energy Networks Australia and Renew.

“The Clean Energy Council is dedicated to delivering the NETCC so our industry can give the Australian public confidence that their rooftop solar system, battery, EV charger or other new energy tech product is being provided by a retailer committed to the best standard of service within the industry,” said Thornton.

The certainty provided by this announcement will help to enhance the reputation of the NETCC by ensuring that the program is administered in a stable and consistent manner. This includes educating consumers to make informed purchases of new energy tech products, supporting businesses to continually improve their sales and marketing practices, and operating a well-established and robust monitoring, compliance and enforcement regime.

Over the past decade, the Clean Energy Council has shown a strong commitment to upholding standards in the clean energy industry through its management of the Installer Accreditation and Approved Solar Retailer programs. The Clean Energy Council looks forward to continuing this legacy through its administration of the NETCC.


For more information contact:

Jane Aubrey
Clean Energy Council Media Manager
[email protected]
+61 409 470 683