I am a renter/landlord. How does solar work for rental properties?
- Renter - You would need the permission of the landlord before installing solar power on a property that you are renting. If there is a body corporate, permission may also need to be sought from the body corporate
- Landlord – You need to seek approval from your tenants for the installation to go ahead once agreed can go ahead. In some councils e.g. The City of Parramatta Council there are discounts for landlords installing solar on their rental properties of up to $1,500. In Victoria, $1400 rebate.
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Are businesses eligible for solar rebates in Victoria?
Solar Victoria currently offer a rebate of 50% off the cost of installing solar PV, up to a maximum of $3,500. Businesses who own their premises and those who rent can apply for the Solar for Business rebate. A rental provider/landlord of the ...
What is the amount of the Solar Victoria rebate for eligible households?
Solar Victoria is providing a rebate of up to $1,400 for solar panel (PV) system installation, for homeowners and rental properties. To further reduce installation costs, householders can apply for an interest-free loan, for an amount equivalent to ...
As a renter, how can I draught-proof my home?
» Blocking gaps and cracks around windows, doors, skirting boards and floorboards is usually the most cost-effective measure you can take to make your home more comfortable and can reduce heat loss by 15-25%. » It is best to seek landlord approval ...
How can I tell if my solar system is damaged or underperforming?
If worried about hail damage - As a general rule of thumb, if there's no roof damage than the panels are unlikely to be damaged. If you suspect there may be some damage or underperformance from your solar, you can either do a self-assessment based ...
Do solar panels work on cloudy days?
- Solar panels do work on cloudy days – they just do not perform as well as they would on a bright sunny day. - Though estimates range, solar panels will generate about 10 – 25% of their normal power output on a cloudy day. It would be accurate to ...