ACPs may work with householders and businesses to undertake energy saving projects. When you apply to become an ACP your application must state whether you are the original energy saver or a nominated energy saver.
The original energy saver is the person responsible for the payment for energy consumed. This person may choose to transfer their rights to create energy savings certificates to a nominated energy saver. This permission must be given in writing on an approved form.
Nominating an energy saver is typical in:
The nominated energy saver is responsible for all energy savings certificate creation and so must:
The Energy Savings Scheme Rule of 2009 allows an original energy saver to nominate an Accredited Certificate Provider as the energy saver in relation to the implementation of a recognised energy saving activity at a particular site. Such a nomination must be in the form and manner approved by the Scheme Administrator.
The Scheme Administrator has published two templates for the nomination forms:
The nomination forms can be applied to any energy savings calculation method and are listed below.
Please note: ACPs are able to adjust the format of their nomination form to suit their own business processes; however the wording must not be changed without approval from IPART.