Solar PV panel rebate

Program name: 
Solar panel rebate


The Victorian Solar Homes solar PV rebate is scheduled to reopen in early 2 September 2019. There is additional assistance offered including no-interest loans to complement the rebate, as well as solar panels for rental properties and solar battery rebates.

The program provides eligible Victorian households with a rebate of up to 50% of the purchase cost to install solar PV panels. The rebate is up to $2225, currently half the value of an average 4kW solar panel system.

Not-for-profit community housing providers are also eligible to apply for the rebate on behalf of their tenants.


  • helps households reduce their electricity bills

  • helps households reduce their greenhouse gas emissions

Key eligibility

To be eligible for this incentive, you must:

  • they are the owner-occupier of the property 
  • the owners have a combined household taxable income of less than $180,000 per year 
  • it is an existing property, valued at under $3 million
  • they do not have an existing solar PV system

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

State Government of Victoria website

Email enquiries [at] 

Call 1300 363 744