National Carbon Bank of Australia


VEET Scheme Update- Large Energy Users’ Scheduled Activity Premises (SAPs)

The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Scheme, as of the 1st August 2017, has been amended to allow Scheduled Activity Premises (SAP’s) to either remain excluded or to ‘opt-in’ to the VEET Scheme. Under this amendment, SAP’s (otherwise known as EREP Registered Sites) that ‘opt-in’ to
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NSW ESS 2017 Rule Change

The NSW Government has completed its annual review of the ESS Rule. Amendments will take effect from the 28th of April 2017. For the IPART summary of changes, click here. NCBA has highlighted the following: A/C Multiplier Implementations completed after the 28th of April 2017 will be
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VEET Scheme Update

BCA Evidence –Yellow Pages, True Local and official online Shopping Centre Directories are now acceptable for jobs under 200 VEECs. Please ensure that these screenshots will still need to satisfy the BCA requirements of confirmation of business name, installation address and BCA class
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Building Services & Plant and Equipment Upgrades – NSW Measurement and Verification

In November 2015 NCBA obtained Project Impact Assessment & Verification accreditation from IPART for ‘Building Services Upgrades’ (BSU) projects. It is a broad ranging accreditation allowing us to use the Measurement and Verification method to create ESC’s for any projects that ac
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National Credits!

In October 2015 NCBA’s project was declared by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) for National Lighting Upgrades project under the ERF. We are now able to create Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCU’s) for lighting upgrades anywhere in Australia. The first two auctions were predom
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IMPORTANT: Deadline for Registering 2015 Vintage ESCs.

ESCs value have risen significantly over the past year, with the spot price currently valued at $27.50 (on April 4th, 2016). Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the Energy Saving Scheme. In saying that, the deadline to register 2015 vintage ESCs is June 2016, and is rapidly a
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IMPORTANT: VEET Schedule 34 Commercial Lighting Changes

The Essential Services Commission has introduced the long-awaited provision of extended operating hours. Amongst these amendments there were also a couple of changes that you will need to be aware of. There are key changes to some of the evidence requirements. Inclusion of Annual Oper
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Automation Company Publishes Industry Report on Energy Efficiency

Industrial automation components supplier European Automation has compiled a special report containing helpful information and advice for manufacturers who want to become more energy efficient. The study  explores ways in which industrial automation is helping manufacturers adapt to i
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How to Green your Strata Building

An interesting and informative article, which presents the case for sustainability upgrades for Australian Strata Title properties. Christine Byrne, founder of Green Strata and the 2014 winner of The Green Globe ‘Community Sustainability Award’, presents the business case
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