Government advised to 'abolish' solar rebates worth up to $6,623 per home

Posted by
Alex
Jul 19, 2018

Right now there are solar rebates available to you, worth up to $6,623 per home. But last week the ACCC released a report advising the Government to abolish these – here's what it means for you.

Right now there are solar rebates available to you, worth up to $6,623 per home. But last week the ACCC released a report advising the Government to abolish these – potentially straight away.  As you might imagine, this will make solar much more expensive if it goes through.

The report states:
"The removal of the SRES could happen in a number of ways. The scheme could be abolished straight away, or maintained for two or three years in its current form and then abolished.”

If you’re wondering what this could mean for you, here’s a quick rundown:

  • For a 10 kW system (suitable for a large family) the rebate is up to $6,623
  • For a 5 kW system (suitable for most families) the rebate is up to $3,293

What can you do about it?  Go solar before the rebates disappear and lock in your full rebate.  Click here to book a time to speak with one of our solar experts to get a quote for your home or business.

Solar rebates exist to make solar and battery technology affordable for everyday Aussies. The Government put them in place because they know household solar is a smart solution to Australia’s energy crisis. Solar drastically reduces energy bills, eases the cost of living for homeowners, creates local jobs and is far better for the environment.

These rebates have helped make solar and battery technology affordable and accessible for the wider Australian population. They have also empowered us at ShineHub to develop a number of solar solutions specifically targeted at low income households.

But, unfortunately the Government’s budget bottom line often rules. The writing is well and truly on the wall – if you think solar rebates are here to stay, think again. The only sure-fire way to benefit from a solar rebate is to act now.

Don’t want to miss out on your solar rebate? Contact us now to get a quote and lock in your rebates while they are still here!

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Alex is a home energy expert with experience across virtually every area of the industry, ranging from energy efficiency and smart home gear to the latest solar and battery technologies. As co-founder of ShineHub, he is responsible for delivering the best digital experience in the industry for customers as well as managing customer-facing communications.

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