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Being green at home

Solar Bonus Scheme

The Queensland Government Solar Bonus Scheme pays eligible customers for surplus electricity that is generated from solar photovoltaic (PV) panel systems (solar roof panels) and exported to the Queensland electricity grid.

Find out more about the Solar Bonus Scheme.

Switching electricity tariffs

You can save money by changing your electricity tariff from Tariff 11 to Tariff 12 or Tariff 13.

Find out more about electricity tariffs.

Pool pump running costs

Many new swimming pools are built with a connection to the standard electricity tariff (Tariff 11). You can save around $220 per year on your electricity bills by making sure your pool pump is connected to an economy tariff (Tariff 33).

Find out how much money you could save by switching tariffs.

Rainwater tank rebate

Your local council may offer rebates for installing a rainwater tank.

Neither the Australian Government nor the Queensland Government provides a rebate for the installation of rainwater tanks.

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Last updated:
1 September 2016

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