Energising Change.

With extensive experience working with Australian businesses since 2007, we’ll take the stress out of calculating certificate rebates, data gathering and achieving scheme compliances.

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Authorised Certificate Providers.

Under the Australian Federal and State energy schemes, individuals and businesses can apply to verify and submit projects to regulators to create energy certificates.

Under the schemes these individuals and businesses are authorised under different titles.

Once accredited, providers work with businesses and installers to collate and verify evidence showing that a project meets the scheme requirements, then submits to the regulator to generate the corresponding quantity of energy certificates.

Authorised providers also trade energy certificates between parties, to meet legislated carbon abatement responsibilities.

Location Scheme Authorised Party Title Certificate Type

Ecovantage Certificates 

National Renewable Energy Target Authorised Person LGC 218,940
STC 235,911
Victoria Victorian Energy Upgrades Authorised Persons VEEC 354,752
New South Wales Energy Savings Scheme Accredited Certificate Provider ESC 1,483,850
South Australia Retailer Energy Productivity Scheme Activity Provider Gigajoule 160,551

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Australia’s Most Versatile Creator.

Ecovantage is proud to be authorised to generate energy certificates under all Federal and State energy schemes, and is the most versatile certificate creator in Australia.  

Our dedicated Certificate Services department specialise in the creation and procurement of certificates nation-wide.

Certificates are divided into two primary categories, Carbon Credits and White Certificates. The creation of either certificate is subject to the project nature, implementation type, location and organisational aims. Our teams provide guidance on certificate types, and trading or surrendering to meet your organisation’s needs for the particular project.

The below reference guides detail what each certificate represents and the carbon attributes for programs in Australia.

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Australian Certificate Attributes and Recognition


Certificate Classification Representative Of Attribute Recognised by External Programs? Purpose
ACCU Carbon Credit 1 Tonne of CO2-e Carbon Recognise and Measure Carbon Abatement
LGC Renewable Energy Certificate 1 MWh of Renewable Generation Renewable Energy Recognise and Measure Renewable Generation
STC White Certificate 1 Calculated MWh of Renewable Generation None Create a Financial Incentive for Small-Scale Renewable Generation
VEEC White Certificate 1 Calculated Tonne of CO2-e None Create a Financial Incentive for Energy Efficiency Upgrades
ESC White Certificate 1 Nominal MWh None Create a Financial Incentive for Energy Efficiency Upgrades
PRC White Certificate 0.1kW of Peak Demand Reduced None Create a Financial Incentive for Peak Demand Reduction
REPS White Certificate 1 Calculated GJ None Create a Financial Incentive for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

White certificates = STCs, ESCs, VEECs & REPs

Program ACCUs LGCs White Certificates
Climate Active

SBTi (Net Zero)

Green Building Council of Australia
Greenhouse Gas Protocol


More than Certificates.

At Ecovantage we offer end-to-end project solutions, from current-state assessment through to project implementation and certificate generation. 

We also work with a network of trusted installers to carry out projects on our behalf, and our industry-leading Compliance team undertake project review and certificate applications for other energy organisations.

Understanding Carbon Certificates.

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Australia’s Most Versatile ACP.

Ecovantage specialises in creating, trading, and supplying all energy certificates, including ESCs. We assist you in balancing the financial and environmental scales for each project. 

Ecovantage provides an end-to-end service, from site audits and project management, through to generation and monetisation of the created certificates. 

The treatment of certificates is based on the financial and carbon goals of each organisation. The options available are presented with their relevant outcomes on both fronts, to ensure your decision is an informed one. Ecovantage generates and trades certificates as an authorised provider through the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART).

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