Government incentives and rebates

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Solar power

A solar power feed-in tariff is a payment you receive from your electricity retailer (i.e. the company you receive your electricity bill from) for each unit of electricity your PV solar system exports to the grid.

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Solar Homes Program

The Solar Homes Program is providing rebates and interest-free loans to eligible Victorians to reduce the upfront cost of installing solar panels, solar hot water or a solar battery.

Find out if you're eligible and take control of your energy bills.

Visit the Solar Victoria website


Close-up of steam and hot water pouring from a tapHot water systems

There are three incentives available to Victorians replacing an existing hot water system with either a solar hot water system or a heat-pump water heater.

  1. The Solar Homes Package, includes a $1,000 rebate for the installation of Solar Hot Water. 
  2. Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs)
  3. Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates (VEECs), also known as the Energy Saver Incentive.

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Victorian Energy Upgrades

Victorian Energy Upgrades is providing households with access to discounts on a wide range of energy-saving products through accredited providers.

There are accredited providers across Victoria offering a variety of energy-saving products. To find an accredited provider in your area:

Visit Victorian Energy Saver website