Solar Rebates In Melbourne

How do I receive
Solar Vic Rebate

The Victorian Government is committed to the increased up-take of solar by Victorian households in support of the environment and effective household cost management. To support this initiative, Victorian households are eligible to receive a rebate for installing a solar PV system if they meet certain criteria.

Assess your eligibility and get further details on the Solar Vic Rebate by speaking with one of our Experts.

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Save up to $1,850 off your solar installation with the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes Program!

What Is The Solar Homes Program?
The Solar Homes Program is an initiative of the Victorian State Government to help reduce household energy costs and combat climate change. The goal is to transform over 1 million homes across the state by equipping them with renewable energy technology. 

Through the program, eligible Victorian homeowners and rental property owners can receive up to $1,850 in rebates for solar panel (PV) installations. 

On top of offering rebates for solar panels, Melbourne, Geelong, Ballarat,Preston and other cities in Victoria also provide interest-free loans to help with solar panel applications. Loans must be the equivalent of a homeowner or rental owner’s rebate amount.

How Many Solar Panel Rebates Are Left?
As of today, there are 7,472 rebates available for residential solar in Melbourne. For rental owners, there are 625 remaining rebates for this release.

Criteria For Solar Panel Rebate Eligibility

To qualify for a solar panel rebate in Melbourne (and other cities and towns across Victoria), you must:
- Own and occupy the chosen property
- Have no more than $180,000 in combined taxable income among household members
- Ensure that the property’s value does not go over $3 million
- Ensure that the chosen property is an existing property
- Have not participated in the Program before and have no solar PV system currently installed in your home
- Use a Solar Victoria-authorised retailer like Limitless Energy Group

Other Solar Rebates In Melbourne

Going solar has never been easier. Getting a rebate is not just limited to solar panels – Melbourne government rebates extend to solar batteries and hot water systems as well. That’s more money saved and an integrated solar-powered household to boot. 

This isn’t exclusive to Melbourne homes. Households from all over Victoria can enjoy the benefits of switching to renewable energy.


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Solar Batteries

Eligible Victorian households can get a point-of-sale discount of $4,174 maximum on solar battery installations.

To be eligible for a rebate on solar battery purchases, you must:
- Have a solar system size with a capacity of 5kW or more
- Get pre-approval to connect a solar battery to the electric grid through the Distributed Network Service Provider (DNSP)
- Use only Vic Solar-approved batteries and equipment
- Have no existing solar batteries or related equipment
- Own and occupy the chosen propertyHave no more than $180,000 in combined taxable income among household members
- Ensure that the property’s value does not go over $3 million
- Ensure that the chosen property is an existing property

Hot Water

Aside from solar battery rebates, eligible Victorian households may also apply for a maximum of $1,000 in rebates for the installation of a solar water heating system. However, recipients of solar PV or battery rebates are not eligible for hot water system rebates.


Community Housing

If you run a not-for-profit organisation that provides affordable housing, you can make the lives of your tenants even easier by installing solar panels in your Melbourne properties. The Victorian Government extends rebates to such organisations, offering up to $1,850 per tenancy for all who are eligible.

Solar For Business Program

Running a small business is no joke – paying for rent and utilities alone can be a struggle. But with the Solar for Business Program, small businesses based in Melbourne and beyond can cut their energy costs and do good by Mother Earth at the same time. The Victorian Government offers up to $3,500 in rebates for the installation of small-scale solar systems.

Looking For A Solar Victoria-Authorised Retailer?
If you want to maximise your energy savings and make the most out of Solar Victoria’s rebate programs, make sure to partner with an authorised retailer like us. 

As a renewable energy company with over 20 years of experience, Limitless Energy Group has the resources and expertise to fulfill your needs – be it a top-of-the-line rig or a quality but budget-friendly solar system. Contact us now for a quote!


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