Household energy payment support

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Household energy pricing and payment support

If you are having trouble paying your electricity, gas or water bill, you may be eligible for assistance from the Western Australian Government.

Light bulb energy efficiency app

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Lightbulb Saver App

The Light Bulb Saver App and video are available from to help consumers identify the most suitable lighting options for their needs.

Renewable power incentives

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Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Households and small businesses across Australia that install a small scale renewable energy system (solar, wind or hydro) or eligible hot water system may be able to receive a benefit under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) to help with the purchase cost.

Plant selector web tool

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Waterwise plants

The Water Corporation Waterwise plants web tool  makes it easier for Western Australians to choose plants that are suited to their local soil and weather conditions.

Electricity feed-in tariff

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Distributed Energy Buyback Scheme

The Distributed Energy Buyback Scheme offers payments households, schools and not-for-profit organisations for electricity exported to the grid from solar PV systems, batteries and electric vehicles.

Life support equipment subsidy

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Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme

The Life Support Equipment Electricity Subsidy Scheme is available to compensate eligible people for the electricity costs of operating life support equipment at home.

Financial hardship utility assistance

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Hardship Utility Grant Scheme

The Hardship Utility Grant Scheme (HUGS) assists Western Australian utility customers who are in financial hardship and are unable to pay their utility bills.

Household electricity credit

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Household electricity credit

Apply for a $400 payment to go towards your household electricity costs if you are not billed directly by Synergy or Horizon Power.

Appliance purchase loan assistance

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No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS)

The No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) offers individuals and families on low incomes access to safe, fair and affordable loans for purchasing appliances and some other essential household expenses.