Posts from category: Incentives


Government set to scrap RET

The following article was published in the Australian Financial Review on the 18th August – if the RET is scrapped then the STC incentive to install solar power or solar hot water will be removed forcing up prices on a 5kW system by around $4,000. if you are...
Solar Credits reduction brought forward

Solar Credits reduction brought forward

 November 16, 2012 The Federal Government today announced that the Solar Credits multiplier which provides homeowners with an upfront discount on the cost of solar power systems has been slashed. If your solar power system is not installed by the 31st December 2012...

Changes to QLD solar bonus scheme

It was announced today that the QLD solar bonus scheme will be changed effective 7th June 2011. In summary the changes are • Maximum of 5kW • A limit of one scheme application per premises will be introduced. It is important to note that: • Current scheme participants...

SOLAR REBATE DROPS JUNE 30TH 2011

The rebate for solar power will reduce on the 1st July 2011. On the 1st July 2011 solar power systems will be approximately $1,200 more expensive. In order to beat the price increase you must act NOW in order to guarantee installation before 30th June. There will be...

NEWS: Computer problems delay solar rebates

The Federal Environment Department has blamed computer problems for delays to the Government’s solar rebate scheme. Department officials have told a Senate estimates hearing that about 8,000 rebate claims have not been processed on time. Department spokesman Martin...

Government continues to axe green rebates and initiatives

March 10, 2010 Since June last year, the Government has been on a chopping spree, axing green rebates and incentives left right and centre. The first to bite the dust was the $8,000 solar power rebate, followed very quickly by the off grid rebate. Then came the solar...