Small-scale Technology Certificates (STCs)


Solar water heaters, heat pumps and solar power systems are great for the environment, and the Australian Government Renewable Energy Target Scheme provides a mechanism that offers generous incentives to help you make the switch. The incentives come in the form of Small-Scale Technology Certificates (STCs) that can be traded and sold on the open market or can be used as an upfront rebate to reduce the purchase price of your new system which could save you thousands of dollars.

No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS)


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

Electricity Feed-in Tariff

Location: ACTNSWQldSATas

Feed-in tariffs for renewable energy pay for excess electricity generated by small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The amount paid varies between different retailers and can be compared using the Energy Made Easy website.

Next Generation Energy Storage Grants

Location: ACT

The Next Generation Energy Storage Grants provide Australian Capital Territory households and businesses with a discount to install a battery storage unit connected to a new or existing rooftop solar PV system.