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 Package

The Victorian Government is providing a 50% rebate, up to the value of half of an average 4kW solar panel system (which currently equates to $2,225) for eligible households.

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