Solar incentive for pensioners

Program name: 
Solar for Low Income Households program


The Actsmart Solar for Low Income Households Program can help eligible Australian Capital Territory residents invest in rooftop solar panels to help reduce their energy costs.


  • rebate of up to 60% (capped at $3000) for the supply and installation of a rooftop solar system
  • interest free loan with ActewAGL to pay back the remaining costs over a 3 year period with no deposit

Key eligibility

To be eligible for this subsidy, you must:

  • hold an Australian Government Pensioner Concession Card
  • own and occupy a home in the Australian Capital Territory

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at: