The environmental certificate scheme prices outlined below are snapshots of spot trade prices at particular points in time (mostly at month’s end for June through August 2020):
Small-scale Technology Certificate (STCs) price updates:
The latest pricing (as at 26 August 2020) for STCs are $38.30, which is more or less unchanged from the previous month, down from $38.40. STC pricing rose by 3.23% from the previous year (Aug-19), up by $1.10 from $37.20.
Large-scale Generation Certificate (LGCs) price updates:
LGC pricing was approximately 6% down from the previous month from $40.30 in July compared to $42.75 in August. The LGC spot trade price in August 2019 ($46.75) was $4.00 higher (or 13.8%) compared to this year, August 2020. ($42.75).
Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates (VEECs) price updates:
VEEC pricing has increased dramatically over the last 12-months, up from $22.40 in Aug-19 to $33.75 as at 26 Aug-2020 – representing a 60.27% increase. VEEC spot trade pricing is approximately 6% from the previous month, July-20, falling from $35.90 to $33.75
Energy Saving Certificates (ESCs) price update:
Spot trade prices for ESCs are relatively stable and don’t fluctuate as much as other environmental certificate schemes, up by just $0.50 from the previous month, July-2020 – rising from $25.35 to $25.85 as at 26 August. There has been a year-on-year increase of 16.82% from $21.70 in Aug-19 to $25.85 in Aug-20.
Environmental Pricing Update Archive: