Read about how solar can help you save on your energy bills – and help save the environment.
“There’s no reason not to do it. It’s sustainable, it’s easy, you save so much money. There’s really no reason not to put solar on the roof.”
Skylark Boulevard, a suburban street in Melbourne’s expanding south east has one of the highest concentrations of residential rooftop solar in Victoria.
When Sue installed a solar battery at her outer Melbourne home 12 months ago, she knew she would see savings on her energy costs, but she has been surprised at the amount her bills have reduced.
Triage nurse Richard Dowson had one main reason to purchase a solar battery – to reduce his carbon footprint.
Tania is a tenant, living in a four-bedroom house in Pakenham. Her landlord, Richard, recently installed solar panels on the house, helping Tania save on her energy costs.
Solar Victoria’s solar panel rebate for Community Housing Organisations can help eligible organisations reduce cost of living pressures on tenants.
Since installing a solar battery and storing the excess energy they were generating, Rushin Patel and his family are now reaping the benefits.
Community housing residents making savings from the sun
Five in the house and a power bill of $30 a month… it could be you.
Eligible households can claim a discount on the cost of a solar panel (PV) system, up to a maximum rebate of $1,400.
Eligible households can claim a discount on the cost of installing a solar battery system.
We are providing a rebate of up to $1,000 on solar (or heat pump) hot water systems.
The Solar for Rentals program offers eligible landlords the opportunity to save thousands off the upfront cost of installing solar.
Renters will see benefits through reduced energy bills. An average rental household can expect to save hundreds of dollars per year on their electricity bills.
Reviewed 03 March 2021
Wherever you are on your solar journey – thinking of installing, looking to maximise your savings, or after maintenance tips – the Solar Hub has information and resources for you.