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SA Battery Scheme
Introduction

https://homebatteryscheme.sa.gov.au/about-the-scheme

Home Battery Scheme

Available to 40,000 households, South Australian’s can now access $100 million in State Government subsidies to help pay for the installation of home battery systems. With an additional $100 million provided by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, finance is also available through RateSetter to

What is a home battery system?

A home battery system typically includes a battery and an inverter, paired with existing or new rooftop solar panels. Not all battery systems provide backup power. If you want a home battery system that provides uninterrupted electricity in the event of a blackout, additional equipment nee

What products are eligible for

While a home battery system typically includes a battery and an inverter, paired with existing or new rooftop solar panels, the subsidy from the State Government only applies to the battery component of the system. For this reason, this website is designed to assist you consider whether

Am I eligible for a subsidy?

The Scheme has been designed to ensure every household on the grid is eligible to purchase a subsidised home battery system. However, South Australian Energy Concession Holders will be able to access a higher subsidy, further assisting low-income households to access the Scheme. To claim the s

How is the subsidy administere

Unlike a rebate, where the consumer gets a partial refund on the purchase of a product, a subsidy is a sum of money given to an industry to reduce the cost of a product or service. The South Australian Government is working with Australian peer-to-peer lender, RateSetter, to administer the subsid

How do I access the subsidy if

If you don’t always have access to a computer or the internet, you will not be excluded from accessing the Scheme. You can call the Home Battery Scheme enquiries line on 8463 3555 and someone will help you to find a qualified System Provider and request a quote(s) for a home battery system.

How much can I borrow?

The subsidy from the State Government will only apply to the battery component of the system purchased. Subject to credit approval, low interest loans are available to assist participating households pay for the balance of the home battery storage system, as well as new or additional solar panels

Can I access the subsidy more

Yes. If you own multiple properties, you can access the subsidy more than once. However, the property must be a residential property and you can only access the subsidy once per property. You will be required to provide the National Metering Identifier (NMI) of the property when applying for the

I already have solar. Can I ge

Households with existing solar systems will be able to purchase new or additional solar panels if needed when purchasing a home battery system. The subsidy only applies to the battery component of the system, however, subject to credit approval, low interest finance will be available to pay for t