Solar Panel Rebate
Grab Your Solar Panel Rebate
While solar power is safe and reliable, here is your chance to grab some solar panel rebate in Victoria. The Victorian Government has made solar panels extremely affordable, like never before. You can now save huge amounts because the rebate packages will offer up to 50% rebate on the actual cost of your solar panel. If you are looking for solar rebate in Victoria, then you are at the right place. At Grow Energy, we help you get home storage Victorian rebate.
While certain systems are eligible for rebate, there are some criteria to claim a rebate. One purchaser will be eligible for a single rebate only under Solar Homes Package. However, to claim the rebate, you should ensure the following:
The criteria is the following,
- Owners live in the home. This means it can't be holiday home or rental property. It has to be principle place of residence.
- The home is valued under $3million. The form you summit on your house value is the rates notice that comes from your council. The rates notice has the combine land and residence value and what the state government are basing the valuation off. This is something every home owner receives each year.
- Owner or owners income under $180,000 as documented in your ATO tax assessment. If one person owns the home then you need this person income. If more than one person owns the home then must include combine income.
While certain systems are eligible for rebate, there are some criteria to claim a rebate. One purchaser will be eligible for a single rebate only under Solar Homes Package.The term 50% rebate is only up to $2225 rebate. You can put a bigger or more expensive system on your roof but the state government will only pay up to $2225 However, to claim the rebate, you should ensure the following:
Your provider installs product approved by the Clean Energy Council (CEC)
Your provider uses an installer accredited by CEC.
They should provide you with a full copy of Solar Provider Statement.
The Solar Provider Statement provided should certify that your providers have an unrestricted, Energy Safe Victoria certified, Class A Electrical License.
Your providers should not have any previous prosecutions in the past 3 years that is registered with the WorkSafe Victoria.
Common mistakes when applying,
- Names don't match. People have applied in one name but name on the house may be parents or another family member.
- May be correct owners name but some people have real name and Australian name. This can be confusing for processing due to what looks like as different people and could result in denying rebate.
- Trying to claim holiday house but this is not your principle place of resident.
- Not living in the home when applying. This relates to new builds. While the house is under construction you cannot apply as you are not technically living in the house at time of applying. Name may also be in builders name and in some cases no electricity is supplied yet.
Update May 1st 2019 Victorian government has now closed rebate application until July 1st 2019. You will need to apply once opens and you will receive a number the state government gives you. Once you have this number we can take the $2225 directly off the price and they will send rebate to us. They are also going to have a interest free loan for remaining $2225 but no details have been released on this .
Grow Energy customers are now receiving their rebate deposit from state government. But it doesn't look like its going oldest first as we have had rebates receive that. were up to 4 week later than others still waiting. This is only a guide.
Victorian Battery Rebate
Part of election promise for Victorian state government was to offer rebate for batteries. It follows the same criteria as solar, live in the house under $3million in value and earn under $180,000 per year. Difference with this is you may have already installed solar and can still apply for battery rebate. (Please note you can only claim one rebate, hot water, solar or battery rebate).
The Victorian Battery rebate full details have not yet been released ( 2/2/2019) What we do know is they will provide a rebate of $500 per Kwh of battery. With a cap of $4838. This would mean a 5 kwh battery you would receive $2,500 rebate. A 10 kwh would receive $4,838. Please note the solar rebate cannot be applied as well battery rebate. You can only claim one rebate.
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