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.

QLD Government Solar Rebate and Interest-Free Loans

Location: Qld

The Queensland Government is committed to making electricity more affordable for Queenslanders. Under the Affordable Energy Plan, the Interest Free Loans for Solar and Storage Scheme is now available, providing interest free solar loans to households. The loans will assist households to take control of their electricity consumption. This will be achieved by providing support to households that otherwise would not have access to upfront capital to invest in a solar PV system.

Battery Storage Registration Incentive - Ergon Energy

Location: Qld

The Ergon Energy battery energy resource register incentive provides eligible Queensland households with a one-off financial incentive for registering eligible battery energy storage systems on the Queensland Government battery storage database.