The following is an article on the Victorian solar panels rebate from MASH (More Affordable Solar Homes) written by the Program Lead, Jo Kaptein. A massive 260 households have ordered solar through MASH since the 19th of August 2018 when the Victorian State Government solar panels rebate was announced.
Tenants solar: Victorian Solar Homes rebate scheme will extend to renters if Andrews Government re-elected
The Victorian government will expand its $1.3 billion Solar Homes program to include renters if re-elected later this month, with tenants solar now on the cards. According to the government, the move will save tenants hundreds of dollars on electricity bills. Owners corporations will also be eligible to receive the 50 per cent rebate on solar installations.
Labor has pledged to raise the Victorian Renewable Energy Target (VRET) to 50 per cent by 2030 if the Andrews Government wins the state election this month.
The announcement will bolster the government’s green credentials ahead of the November 24 poll. Labor has already mandated a 25 per cent RET by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2025.
Power bills will fall by more than $2,000 per year for owners of a new smart battery system. The solar smart battery system powered by breakthrough technology features in a ‘master planned’ housing community by developer Mulpha.