How can I claim the Solar PV Panel Rebate?
Victoria Government is providing a rebate for solar panel PV system installation for eligible homeowners and rental properties in Victoria under the Solar Homes Program. Under this program, eligible Victorians will get a rebate of up to 50% of the purchase cost to install solar PV panels. The rebate is up to $1888, currently half the value of an average 4kW solar panel system. To further reduce installation costs, householders can also apply for an interest-free loan equivalent to your rebate amount which can be repaid over four years.
Check If Am I Eligible?
If you meet the following criteria, then the good news is you are eligible to receive a rebate for installing a solar PV system.
Below are the criteria as listed on Government website, here is the link
Victorian households are eligible to receive a rebate for installing a solar PV system if they meet the following criteria:
- they are the owner-occupier of the property
- the owners have a combined household taxable income of less than $180,000 per year (based on last year’s Australian Tax Office Notice of Assessment)
- it is an existing property, valued at under $3 million
- they do not have an existing solar PV system*
Once you’re confident that your property fits the eligibility criteria, you can start researching Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailer who is authorised to participate in the Solar Homes Program and can meet your energy needs. Do solar is Clean Energy Council Approved Solar Retailers and can help you claim rebates and interest-free loan from Solar Victoria under Solar Homes Program.