Clean Energy Council

Why we need the Approved Solar Retailer program – and why Victoria is demanding it

A new rule requiring all Victorian retailers to get CEC accreditation to participate in the state solar rebate will be annoying news for some. But it will cause problems for only a few.

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Victoria government closes Solar Homes rebate to “approved” retailers only

Victoria government says rooftop solar retailers wishing to participate in Solar Homes subsidy must be signatories to Clean Energy Council Code of Conduct. Industry has mixed response.

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CEC debunks Taylor’s rooftop solar scare – but there are ways to avoid faulty installs

Angus Taylor warning that Australia’s booming rooftop solar market was risking people’s lives has earned a rebuke – and a cursory fact check – from the Clean Energy Council.

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Two million Australian households now have rooftop solar – and they vote

As Australia notches up a new milestone of 2 million rooftop solar homes, new CEC data shows that the top 5 postcodes leading the rush to residential PV are all in Liberal National Party electorates.

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Is the CEC Approved Retailer program worth the effort?

There has been a bit of debate, lately, about the merits and purpose of the Clean Energy Council's Approved Solar Retailer program. So a recap of its goals and objectives might be worthwhile.

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Solar beer: A tour of Australia’s PV powered craft breweries

To coincide with the 8th annual Good Beer Week (yes, that’s a thing) – the Clean Energy Council has released a shortlist of solar powered craft breweries.

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Chinese solar inverter brand de-listed over safety issues

CEC says all inverters by Shenzhen Sofarsolar “de-listed” from organisation’s catalogue of compliant products, after tests turned up a potential safety issue.

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Australia’s top 10 solar postcodes

New charts showing the suburbs around Australia that are leading the charge on rooftop solar – and could wind up leading the charge on battery storage, too.

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