Solar Incentives

Solar incentives are different to solar rebates.

Federal government solar incentives differ from solar rebates as they’re nationwide.

Through the Small-Scale Renewable Energy Scheme, homeowners installing solar are eligible for Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs).

STCs see the federal government pay homeowners upfront for a system’s expected power generation up to the year 2030.

STCs are calculated the total size of a solar system, including the number of solar panels and wattage of each panel along with the rating of the solar zone a homeowner lives in.

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Scheme

Generally, STCs are paid as an upfront discount on the price of the solar solution and are calculated based on the amount of electricity a system produces, the date of installation and location.

As a guide, one certificate is equal to one megawatt-hour of eligible renewable electricity either generated or displaced by the system.

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