Government rebates and incentives

Going solar opens up a world of rebates, offers and incentives.

From feed-in tariffs to Small-Generator buybacks, enjoy great incentives and more when you go solar.

ActewAGL ACT Small-Generator Buyback scheme

This ActewAGL scheme is currently OPEN to new applicants.

How does it work?

Under this voluntary ActewAGL scheme ActewAGL will purchase energy exported from a customer's generator at the scheme's current feed-in tariff.

This scheme is available for renewable energy generators connected to the electricity network with generation capacities limited to a maximum of 10kW for customers supplied under residential tariffs and less than 30kW for customers supplied under business tariffs. Any changes to the meter or metering configuration will be at the customer's cost.

Separate supply arrangements apply in relation to the consumption of energy at the premises, in accordance with the relevant customer retail contract. Customers connected under this scheme are still required to pay ongoing supply charges.

This scheme is available for renewable energy generators connected to the electricity network with generation capacities limited to a maximum of 10kW for customers supplied under residential tariffs and less than 30kW for customers supplied under business tariffs. Any changes to the meter or metering configuration will be at the customer's cost.

Refer to the terms and conditions for further information regarding this scheme, including applicable tariffs (currently 11c/kWh*, subject to change at any time), charges and ongoing eligibility requirements.

Our frequently asked questions provide additional information about this scheme.

*This rate applies to ACT customers on a Standard Retail Contract only. For a Market Retail Contract the rate may differ.

*This is not a government mandated scheme – it is offered by ActewAGL on a voluntary basis. We may at any time vary the rate or withdraw the scheme without notice.


ActewAGL NSW Small-Generator Buyback scheme

This ActewAGL scheme is currently OPEN to new applicants.

How does it work?

Under this voluntary ActewAGL scheme will purchase energy exported from a customer's generator at the scheme's current feed-in tariff.

This scheme is available for renewable energy generators with less than 10 kilowatts of generation capacity connected to the distribution network. Any changes to the meter or metering configuration will be at the customer's cost.

Separate supply arrangements apply in relation to the consumption of energy at the premises, in accordance with the relevant customer retail contract. Customers connected under this scheme are still required to pay ongoing supply charges.

Refer to the terms and conditions for further information regarding this scheme, including applicable tariffs (now 8c/kWh, subject to change at any time), charges and ongoing eligibility requirements.

Our frequently asked questions provide additional information about this scheme.

Refer to the terms and conditions for further information regarding this scheme, including applicable tariffs (now 8c/kWh, subject to change at any time), charges and ongoing eligibility requirements.

Our frequently asked questions provide additional information about this scheme.


ACT Government Feed-in Tariff scheme

This government scheme is currently CLOSED to new applicants.

Refer to the terms and conditions for further information regarding this scheme.

Our frequently asked questions provide additional information about this scheme.


ActewAGL '1 for 1' scheme

This ActewAGL scheme is currently CLOSED to new applicants.

Refer to the terms and conditions for further information regarding this scheme, including applicable tariffs, charges and ongoing eligibility requirements.

Our frequently asked questions provide additional information about this scheme.

Our handy solar guide has even more info

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