Rebates and assistance


Electric hot water tariff incentive

Program name
Hot Water Rewards


The Energex Hot Water Rewards scheme provides a rebate to eligible south east Queensland households that connect an electric hot water system to an economy electricity tariff.


  • rebate of up to $200
  • access savings from a cheaper electricity rate
  • help reduce peak electricity demand

Key eligibility

To be eligible for the program you must:

  • be the electricity account holder at the property, or
  • if you’re a tenant, have the owner’s consent
  • change your hot water system from Tariff 11 to a Super Economy Tariff 31 or Economy Tariff 33, or
  • connect a new hot water system in a new property to Super Economy Tariff 31 or Economy Tariff 33

Submit an application by 30 June 2019.

Connection to a Super Economy Tariff 31 or Economy Tariff 33 must be made between 1 July 2015 and 30 June 2019.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

Energex website

Call 13 12 53