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An easier switch to clean energy

With this ACT Government incentive, pensioners can access solar energy and efficient appliances at a lesser cost.

Receive a $2,500 rebate after a solar installation and another $2,500 rebate after installation of a reverse cycle air conditioning system or a hot water heat pump.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for this program you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an Australian Government Pensioner Concession Card, a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card, or an Australian Government Health Care Card.
  • Own and occupy the home in which the eligible product will be installed.
  • Have attended a free Home Energy Support workshop delivered by the ACT Government.

Property Requirements:

  • The property must be located within the ACT (including Hall, Tharwa and Oaks Estate but not Jervis Bay Territory).
  • The property must be a standalone residence, or an individual unit titled property.
  • The Unimproved Value (UV) of the property must be at or below:
    • > $750,000 in any year from 2022 for freestanding houses/units and dual occupancies. For unit titled freestanding properties this is based on the unit entitlement percentage.
    • > $300,000 in any year from 2022 for unit titled multi-story apartments.
  • If the property does not fit under these criteria and you believe you have exceptional circumstances, please contact or call 1300 141 777.
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Additional discounts may be available

If you are eligible for the Home Energy Support Program, you may also benefit from additional discounts.

The ActewAGL’s Heating and Cooling Upgrade and Hot Water Heat Pump Upgrade provide enhanced incentives for concession card holders.

These programs offer upfront discounts on the installation of energy efficient appliances as well as credits on your power bills over three years.

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How to receive a quote

  1. The ACT Government first requires eligible customers to attend a free Home Energy Support workshop.
  2. Request a quote for solar and/or eligible appliances under the Home Energy Support Program.
  3. One of our consultants will visit you to discuss your needs and gather information to produce a quote.

After receiving a quote

If you want to accept our quote, it needs to be validated with the ACT Government. We will help you organising this.

If the quote is validated, we can proceed with the installation.

Once it is completed, you can claim the rebate directly with the ACT Government. We can assist you in this process as well.

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Speak with an energy expert

Arrange a time to discuss your options with one of our specialists. They will be able to design a system that best suits your needs.

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