Rebates and assistance

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Electricity feed-in tariff

Program name
Buyback Rates

Overview

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

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.

Benefits

  • Reduce electricity bills
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Eligibility

Eligibility and conditions vary between the various retailers.

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