Solar and heat pump hot water rebate

Program name:
Solar Hot Water


The Solar Hot Water rebates provides Victorian households with $1000 to assist with the purchase of a solar or heat pump hot water system.

Not for profit community housing providers are also eligible to apply for the rebate on behalf of their tenants.


  • reduce your energy use and reduce energy bills
  • reduce your greenhouse gas emissions

Key eligibility

To be eligible for this incentive, you must:

  • have a combined household income of less than $180,000 per annum before tax
  • be an owner-occupier of a home valued at under $3 million
  • be replacing an existing hot water system
  • have an eligible hot water system installed on or after 19 August 2018
  • choose a product that is on the Clean Energy Regulator’s Register of solar water heaters
  • engage an installer who can provide a statement that they have not received a WorkSafe infringement notice in the past 3 years.

Households will only be eligible for one rebate under the Solar Homes package, that is a household that accesses a solar hot water rebate cannot claim a solar PV rebate.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

Check your eligibility and apply at:

State Government of Victoria website


Call 1300 363 744