Unfortunately solar power is no longer in the governments best interest and the generous rebates that they have been offering in the form of STC’s are now being phased out. However its not all doom and gloom we still have until 2030 until the rebate is completely done.

Rebate reduction 2016-2030

The rebate value is constantly fluctuating because it is comprised of trading certificates (STC’s), the value of an STC can range between $32-$40 and the amount you are eligible for is dependant on the size of the solar system in Kilowatts. See an example below.

The inner workings of the solar rebate

Usually your solar provider will handle this side of the process but with this information you won’t fall for “the rebate is ending tomorrow” pressure tactics.