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The Victorian ‘Solar Homes’ Scheme is out NOW

50% Rebate Up To $2,225 ON TOP of the STC Rebate

The Victorian Government Solar Homes Rebate Scheme has just been announced and is ready to be claimed today! This incredible initiative from the Victorian Government will pay up to $2,225 on a 4kW solar energy system on top of the STC Rebate. The aim of the scheme is to put solar panels on 650,000 rooves over 10 years, which is an estimated renewable energy investment of $1.24 billion. Consequently, there will be a tremendous rush for solar installation in Victoria as people look to claim on this incredible incentive.

The scheme has a few eligibility guidelines that many people will meet, read below to find out more.


Victorian households are eligible to receive a Solar Homes Scheme rebate if the applicant:

  • has a combined household income of less than $180,000 per annum before tax (the based on the most recent tax assessment notices for the home owners will suffice)
  • is an owner-occupier of a home valued at under $3,000,000 (a copy of a recent Council rates notice will be required)
  • the household does not already have a solar panel system installed
  • chooses a Clean Energy Council (CEC) Approved Product (for solar panels) and uses a CEC Accredited Installer
  • chooses a product that is on the Clean Energy Regulator’s “Register of approved solar hot water heaters” (for Solar hot water)
  • has had an eligible solar panel system installed on or after 19 August 2018, and
  • engages an installer who can provide a statement that they have not received a WorkSafe infringement notice in the past three years.”

Who can supply the solar?

Here at GEM Energy, we are one of only a few companies that can install a solar system under the Victorian Government Solar Homes Rebate Scheme.

The Victorian Government policy requires that rebates under the VIC Govt Solar Homes Scheme can only be claimed when the system is installed by accredited solar installers who use approved hardware and have a clean history. In doing this, the Victorian Government is protecting the citizens who are rushing to pick their installer, ensuring that the work is done by professionals and to the highest standards – not the cheapest cost. Here at GEM Energy, we are CEC Approved Retailers AND Installers – with a stellar record for quality and system life. We have a dedicated in-house engineering team, system monitoring expert and Quality Assurance Officer. We have ISO 9001:2015 Certification, which is a voluntary certification that demonstrates our commitment to quality and performance of your system at all times.

Look no further than GEM Energy’s award-winning team for your install under the VIC Govt Solar Homes Scheme and get in quick while this incredible policy is active.


If you think you might be eligible or just want to learn more, give us a call on 1300 969 471 or click the button below.

Secure Your Victorian Solar Homes Rebate Today!

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Why choose GEM Energy over other solar providers?

Award Winning Quality

We have received multiple awards and recognition for our best-in-industry engineering, products, and price. As one of the Top 3 Solar Providers in Australia, you know you are in the right hands with GEM Energy!

25 Year Warranty

All of our solar panels have a 25 year warranty, ensuring that you have peace of mind with your purchase. 

Industry’s Best Finance Options

We offer the best finance plans in the industry with “Pay As You Save” repayment plans, as well as two options for 48-months interest-free repayment terms, starting from as little as $25 per week.

Customers Rate Us 4.9/5

We’ve completed thousands of solar system installations across Australia, leaving a trail of happy customers in our wake. 

GEM Energy is proud to offer good old-fashioned service with 100% honesty and integrity.

Australian electricity prices are some of the highest in the world, and they will continue to rise.

Going Solar can be an incredible way to save money on your electricity bills and do a good thing for the environment at the same time.

We have extensive experience installing thousands of kWs of solar panels and solar panel inverters throughout Australia.

GEM Energy offers a number of affordable finance options with 5kW systems available from as little as $25 per week.

Most importantly, we give our customers invaluable support and information about the world of solar.

What Our Customers Are Saying About Us:

“Very happy with the service I received from the team at GEM when purchasing my 5kw system. My consultant, David, was knowledgeable, professional and happy to answer my numerous questions regarding outputs and tariffs. The installations team were also quite good as they kept me up-to-date with each step of the process. I would defiantly recommend them to anyone considering having solar installed.”

Martin from Brisbane

“This time last year my bill was just over $1,000 and this time it was a measly $128.48 and that included $124.48 solar scheme credit. Thanks everyone at GEM, you have made my life a lot easier.”

Margi from Gin Gin

“Got first full quarter bill from Ergon today since installing a system with GEM. Previous bill was approximately $1,700 – this one $375…gotta love Solar!!!”

Dean from Townsville

We’ll help to save you hundreds of dollars!