Rebates and assistance


Electricity feed-in tariff

Program name
Buyback Rates


Feed-in tariffs pay for excess electricity generated by small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) or wind power systems.


Receive payment for excess electricity generated and fed back into the electricity grid.

Financial assistance to help with the cost of installing a small-scale solar system under the Australian Government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) may also be available.

Feed-in credits or payments you receive may have implications if you receive any Centrelink or other benefit payments, they may also be considered as assessable income by the Australian Taxation Office.


Conditions vary between the various retailers and they should be contacted for their requirements.

Next steps

Check availability of feed-in tariffs at:

ERM Power Retail Pty Ltd (businesses)

Jacana Energy

Power and Water Corporation

QEnergy Limited

Rimfire Energy Pty Ltd