We regulate participants and products in the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program to deliver energy efficiency improvements which are more affordable for consumers, and reduces their long term energy consumption.
Victorian Energy Upgrades program
VEU activities recommence on 28 October 2020
Incentives for the following activities under the VEU program will be reinstated from 28 October 2020:
- weather sealing (activity 15)
- low-flow shower roses (activity 17)
- incandescent lighting upgrades (activity 21)
- in-home display units (activity 30)
Program participants are responsible for ensuring that they have implemented a COVIDSafe Plan consistent with requirements set out for the small-scale construction industry when undertaking activities under the VEU program. Businesses must review and update their COVIDSafe Plans regularly, especially when restrictions or public health advice changes.
Please note that:
- doorknocking for sales and lead generation is not allowed anywhere in Victoria
- the Industry Restart Guidelines Small-scale Construction FAQs allow these activities in occupied residential premises where it is possible to create a physical barrier between workers and occupants and/or the occupier can temporarily vacate the premises for duration of the works.
To review administrative requirements for accredited persons seeking to resume installations under above activities, read our program update of 28 October for further information.
The Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program reduces greenhouse gases by providing access to discounted energy efficient products and services.
We regulate participants and products to provide confidence in the benefits delivered to consumers and a balanced, transparent and efficient program for participants.
Learn about the energy efficiency activities that create Victorian energy efficiency certificates (VEECs).
Information for current and prospective accredited persons, energy retailers and product applicants.
View the latest program updates and presentations, read about our reports and reviews, and access our activity registers and VEEC calculator.
We have released our 2019 performance report, which provides information on application assessments, certificate creation, compliance matters, product approvals and other key work delivered during 2019.
Our registers provide information about program participants and activities undertaken in the program. Accredited persons can also access the VEEC calculator to find out how many certificates their energy efficiency upgrade can generate.
View our list of genuine energy efficient LED lighting providers participating in the Victorian Energy Upgrades program and servicing households and businesses across Victoria.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) have announced the reinstatement of some activities under the VEU program from 28 October 2020.
We have introduced new product application requirements for lighting products with switchable wattage settings. We invite you to provide feedback on how we manage the transition for lighting products with switchable wattage settings which are currently listed on the Register of Products.