Category: Rebates & Incentives

Solar rebates has been a huge factor in the affordability and uptake of solar in Australia.

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solar bonus scheme qld 44c feed in fariff

The solar bonus scheme in Queensland, introduced in 2008, was offering 44 cents feed-in tariff (FiT) for every kilowatt hour of extra power you produce and feed into the grid. This 44c FiT price ended in July 2012 and has been replaced with the regional FiT. The regional FiT is set by the Queensland Competition …

Can I Claim The Solar Rebate Twice in QLD

Yes, you can claim solar rebates in Queensland twice. Rebates are allocated by address and not person, so if you own more than one home, you can claim the rebate for solar systems on each home. What if I want a second system on the same house? This won’t fly. As mentioned above, STC certificates …

STC zone map QLD Australia

As you can see from the below map overlay below, Queensland has STC zones 1, 2 and 3, depending on where you live in the state. Most of the Queensland land mass is in Zone 1, but most of the population lives in Zone 3, which covers Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. There …

Going solar is an excellent option for businesses to save money on electricity bills. However, the upfront cost of installation can be a problem, especially for small businesses. The Australian government has developed The Solar for Business Program to reduce the initial cost of installing an approved small-scale solar PV system up to 30kW. Solar …

what are stcs in solar

A Small-scale technology certificate represents 1 megawatt-hour of renewable energy generated by a solar panel system. A certain number of certificates can be created based on geographical location, system size and installation date. Under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES), STCs are used to calculate the rebate you are entitled to when you install a …

solar rebate calc final2

STC Solar Rebate Calculator 2023 Edition How it works To calculate the STC solar rebate you are entitled to, enter the size solar system you would like to install, your postcode, and the year you intend to install the system. Solar Rebate Calculator How is the STC rebate calculated? The STC rebate is calculated with …

Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme WA

Solar panel owners in WA benefit from a Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme (REBS). The renewable energy buyback scheme applies to WA solar panel owners who do not receive a feed-in tariff. It pays 7.1350 cents per kWh of solar power exported to the grid. The REBS does not consider the time of export. As of …

government rebates in Northern Territory

Northern Territory residents benefit from the government rebates/incentives awarded as Small-Scale Technology Certificates. These incentives help homeowners cut the upfront costs of installing solar power. This has made solar energy to be affordable to all eligible households. In NT, the average solar rebate is $2,201 for the popular 5kW solar PV system and a $4,441 …

Solar Battery Rebate NSW

The NSW state government has a goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. To achieve it, they envision increased use of solar power. They have come up with rebate programs to help residents install solar systems in their homes. The NSW provides an interest-free loan of up to $14,000 for eligible homes to purchase and …

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