Solar PV for pensioners
For: Home owner
Type: Apartment, House
Contact: ACT GovernmentIf you have questions not answered in this summary please refer to the ACT Government website. Your Energy Savings does not look after this program.
The actsmart Solar for Low Income Households Program can help eligible Australian Capital Territory residents replace invest in rooftop solar panels to help reduce their energy costs.
To be eligible for assistance, you must:
- hold an Australian Government Pensioner Concession Card, and
- own and occupy a home in the Australian Capital Territory.
A number of other conditions apply. Check your eligibility on the ACT Government website.
The actsmart Solar for Low Income Households Program provides:
- rebates of up to 60% (capped at $3000) for the supply and installation of a rooftop solar system.
- access to an interest free loan with ActewAGL to pay back the remaining costs over a 3 year period with no deposit.
The FAQs page on the ACT Government website has more useful information.
Solar for Low Income Households Program
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