What Hot Water rebates are available to me in Victoria?
There are two rebate schemes operating in Victoria.
VIC residents with a combined household income under $180,000 can receive a $1,000 rebate as part of the Solar Homes package.
Victorian Energy Upgrades Program
If upgrading an inefficient electric or gas water heater, there are rebates available through the Victorian Energy Upgrades Program. The upgrade has to be provided by an accredited provider who are registered to sell Victorian Energy Upgrade products. Every upgrade allows businesses accredited under the program called Accredited Providers to generate Victorian Energy Efficiency Certificates (VEECs). Each certificate represents one tonne of greenhouse gas that has been prevented from entering our atmosphere. Accredited providers offer discounted prices for a new hot water service as they are able to then sell VEECs to energy retailers. The amount of rebate an Accredited Provider gives to its customers for participating in Victorian Energy Upgrades can vary. For more information, indicative rebates or to find an accredited provider, please visit their website: https://www.victorianenergysaver.vic.gov.au/save-energy-and-money/discount-energy-saving-products/save-with-these-energy-efficient-products/hot-water-systems
Victorians are also eligible for the federal rebate in the form of Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs). On average, STCs can save you $800-$1,000 on the cost of a new hot water heat pump system. You can find the number of STCs generated for a particular make & model with the REC Registry’s online calculator: https://www.rec-registry.gov.au/rec-registry/app/calculators/swh-stc-calculator
What hot water rebates are available in Randwick?
New Hot Water System Randwick Council is providing a rebate of $500 for installing efficient hot water systems in houses, units and businesses. Eligibility criteria • Only available for houses, units and businesses in the Randwick Local Government ...
Are STCs available for hot water systems?
• Yes. Since the process concentrates existing heat instead of having to create more, heat pumps reduce annual hot water energy requirements by 50-80% compared to electric-resistive home systems. • Thus, they are considered renewable systems and are ...
What battery rebates are available to me in Victoria?
The Victorian Government currently provides eligible households with battery rebates of up to $4,174 through the Solar Homes Program. Solar battery rebates will remain at their current value of up to $4,174 until all rebates in 2020–21 have been ...
What hot water rebates are available to me in SA?
• Under the REES – Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme, up to $834 rebate is available. Refer to heat pump retailers or your energy retailer. • The City of Adelaide is offering up to $1000 rebate. Refer ...
What does the Energy Water Ombudsman do?
Energy Water Ombudsman of Victoria (EWOV) is a free, independent service that resolves disputes between Victorians and their energy companies. You can learn more at the EWOV website: https://www.ewov.com.au/