Rebates and assistance


Solar home battery assistance

Program name:
Home Battery Scheme

The South Australian Home Battery Scheme helps households to access state government subsidies and loans of up to $3000 to pay for the installation of home battery systems.

The subsidy is available to all South Australians, however energy concession holders can access a higher subsidy, ensuring low-income households are supported to access the scheme.

While the subsidy applies to the battery only, households can apply for finance through the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Finance Corporation to purchase new or additional solar panels as well as the battery system.


  • lower energy prices
  • increased stability to the grid
  • protection during a grid outage
  • reduce your greenhouse gas emissions

Key eligibility

You need to live in a home in South Australia.

Other conditions may apply. 

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

Government of South Australia website