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Approved products

Ensuring the safety, performance and reliability of systems installed under the Solar Homes Program

To ensure the safety, performance and reliability of solar systems installed under the Solar Homes Program, all solar systems installed under the program must be listed on the Approved Products Lists below to qualify for a rebate.

The Clean Energy Council ensures solar PV products meet the safety standards set by the Clean Energy Council, Energy Safe Victoria and other relevant authorities.

From 1 July 2019 all solar PV installations must also comply with the requirements specified in Solar Victoria's Notice to Market

Please refer to the Clean Energy Council’s Approved Products Lists below when discussing options with your customers and make sure the system you install is approved. These lists are updated on a regular basis, so please always check back here for the most up-to-date information.

Approved products

All systems installed under the package are required to meet Australian Standards.

Solar panels (PV)

The Clean Energy Council maintains a list of approved modules that meet Australian Standards for use in the design and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The Solar Homes program requires the installation of Solar PV systems included on the CEC Approved Products List .

From 1 July 2019 all installations must comply with the requirements specified in Solar Victoria's Notice to Market.

For further information visit our Help Centre.

Inverters

The Clean Energy Council maintains a list of approved inverters that meet Australian Standards for use in the design and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

The Solar Homes program requires the installation of inverters that meet Australian Standards and also have the power quality functions volt-watt and volt-var.

A list of inverters approved for the Solar Homes program - which exceeds minimum industry practice - can be found here .

From 1 July 2019 all installations must comply with the requirements specified in Solar Victoria's Notice to Market.

For further information visit our Help Centre.

Solar hot water systems

The program requires the installation of an approved product from the Clean Energy Regulator’s (CER) Register of approved solar providers and the Victorian Essential Services Commission (ESC) Registered Products list. The consolidated list of approved products can be downloaded below. Your solar hot water provider can work with you to select an approved product that meets your needs.

Solar batteries

The program requires the installation of an approved product from the Solar Victoria Approved Battery list. The list of approved products can be downloaded below. Your solar provider can work with you to select an approved product that meets your needs.

You can also find further information on our Help Centre page.

Reviewed 08 July 2019

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