Demand Manager is now accredited to create VEECs under the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Scheme. This Scheme was originally aimed at increasing energy efficiency in the domestic market, but it has opened up to also include commercial lighting activities.
While there are considerable similarities with the NSW Energy Savings Scheme, some of the main differences are:
- Lighting technologies are to be accepted by the Scheme Administrator (ESC) prior to a project being completed.
- Projects are audited by the Essential Services Commission (ESC) prior to the release of VEECs, and there are no third-party audits post VEEC creation.
- The ESC maintains a Public Register of accepted lighting technologies. Products do not need to get accepted for each individual Accredited Person.
- The maximum annual hours that can be claimed is 3,000 hours. Claiming extended operating hours under the VEET Scheme is not possible.
- Please contact DM should you need any assistance with your lighting projects in Victoria.