Latrobe Valley Home Energy Upgrade Program

Last updated: 27 January 2021

This program is now closed.

The Latrobe Valley Home Energy Upgrade Trial Program, was designed to support households most in need to reduce energy costs or to improve the thermal comfort of their home.

The program successfully delivered energy efficiency upgrades to 1000 householders in the Latrobe City, Wellington and Baw Baw council areas.

With every living situation different, those eligible received up to $4500 worth of energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades, specific to their needs. Upgrades included but were not limited to:

  • replacing older fixed appliances, such as heating, cooling and water heating
  • improving the performance of the building, such as insulation
  • installing solar PV systems or heat pump water heaters.