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The Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program is a voluntary Victorian government initiative. It incentivises Victorians to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes and businesses. This helps cut power bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy-efficient products installed under the VEU program reduce energy demand and the need to build new energy infrastructure. As a result, energy savings from the VEU program are expected to reduce Victorian electricity consumption by 7% in 2025 and avoid $3.8 billion in energy costs.

Under new emission reduction targets announced for the program, VEU will lock in 28 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions savings for Victoria between 2022 and 2025 – equivalent to taking more than 8.5 million cars off the road for a year.

How the Victorian Energy Upgrades program is run

DEECA develops the program's activities and regulations and the Essential Services Commission is responsible for regulating the program participants and administering the program.

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Delivering the program

Information for accredited persons active in the VEU or prospective accredited persons thinking about working in the program.

Essential Services Commission registers

Current and prospective accredited persons, energy retailers and product applicants should refer to the following Essential Services Commission pages for more information.

  • Register of Products. Products listed in this register may be installed under the Victorian Energy Upgrade program.
  • Register of Accredited Persons. This register lists all persons, be they individuals or companies, that have been accredited to create VEECs in the VEU program.
  • VEEC Calculator. Accredited Persons can use this calculator to ensure that the number of VEECs created for a prescribed activity is correct.

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Page last updated: 07/02/23