STC’s, or Small-scale Technology Certificates, are a commodity that you can use for trade. You can obtain these certificates when you purchase a renewable energy system.
Currently, when you install one of these pieces of equipment, you can claim STC’s.
The amount of electricity that is generated or displaced by your system will determine the number of STC’s assigned to you.
The number of mega Watt hours of electricity created will determine the number of STC’s you receive. A bigger system will naturally garner more of these certificates as it has a bigger capacity and means less electricity needs to be taken from the grid.
The number of these certificates you will be entitled to can also vary depending on your geographic location and the size of your system.
There are currently 11 years left to run on the STC rebate scheme. Once the Scheme is finished we don’t know if it will be renewed.