Over the next three years 15,000 business rebates of up to $3500 will be made available for businesses wishing to install a solar system of up to 30kW. Genuine Interest-Free and Fee-Free one or two year loans of up to $5000 will also be optionally available reducing the up front cost dramatically.
Installing solar can help businesses combat rising energy costs. With the Solar Victoria business rebate reducing the up front cost, the benefits of installing solar can be seen almost immediately.
The Solar Victoria business rebate will be available to businesses whether or not they rent or own their premises and there is no restriction on whether or not a business is a large or small power user, and is not income tested.
Any type of business including farms are able to apply so long as they meet the eligibility criteria including employing at least one person aside from the business owner and not operating from a residential property. If a business owner has several businesses operating with different ABNs they may apply for a Solar Business Rebate for each ABN.
If a business owner has already claimed a Solar Victoria Residential Solar, Battery or Landlord rebate they will still be eligible to apply for the business rebate so long as they meet the criteria below.
To discuss your options please contact Rockys Solar to arrange a consultation with one of our solar experts. Use the contact form below or call the office on 03 5148 9479.
To be eligible, businesses must:
- Be the owner of a business that employs at least one (not including the business owner) other person and less than 50 full time equivalent people.
- Operate from premises that are non-residential.
- Operate from premises that are individually metered
- Have your system installed by a as detailed on Solar Victoria’s website
- Install a solar system with an inverter capacity size up to 30kW, and detailed on the .
- Provide their ABN
- Provide a WorkCover Employer Number
- Provide Certified Rateable Remuneration (as reported to WorkSafe Victoria)
- Provide a Landlord & Tenant Guidelines Consent form if the premises is rented or the premises is in a different legal name to you business. The Landlord and the tenant will have to come to an agreement about who will own the solar system.