The Victorian Government will help Victorian households cut their electricity bills through the Solar Homes Package.

Eligible households can claim a rebate up to $2,225 on the cost of a solar PV system, or a $1,000 rebate for the replacement of hot water systems with solar hot water. Households will only be eligible for one rebate under the Solar Homes package (i.e. a household that accesses a solar hot water rebate cannot claim a solar PV rebate).

Rebates are available for systems installed from 19 August 2018.

The Solar Homes Package is made up of two rebate programs:

Election commitments

The Andrews Labor Government have made a number of election commitments relating to the Solar Homes program, supporting additional rebates for solar PV and solar hot water, rebates for solar batteries and support for renters to install solar PV. Further information on each commitment can be found at

You can register for updates to receive further information on these commitments and the Solar Homes program.

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