Rebates and assistance


Household energy efficiency incentives

Program name
Victorian Energy Upgrades


The Victorian Energy Upgrades program helps households save energy and money with a range of discounts and special offers on selected energy-saving products and services.

Discounts and special offers are only available from accredited providers as detailed on the Victorian Energy Upgrade products' pages.

The program can help you with the cost of purchasing:

  • weather-proofing strips, double-glazed windows, chimney dampers and vent covers
  • energy-efficient fridges and freezers, and help with recycling the old fridge
  • more energy-efficient heating and cooling
  • hot water system upgrades
  • energy and water-saving showerheads
  • energy-efficient lighting
  • energy-efficient TVs
  • energy-efficient clothes dryers
  • energy-saving pool pumps
  • standby power controllers 


  • reduce your energy use and energy bills 
  • reduce your water use and water bills 
  • reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Key eligibility

To be eligible for assistance, you must:

  • purchase specified energy-saving products and services from participating businesses
  • have the appliance or product professionally installed where required
  • complete the relevant paperwork at the time of purchase

Victorian homeowners, renters and landlords are eligible for the discounts and special offers. If renting, check to see if you need your landlord's permission before making changes to your home.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

State Government of Victoria website

Call 136 186

Call 133 677 (National Relay Service) or visit if you have a hearing or speech impairment