As a environmentally conscious Australian business owner, there's all sorts of strategies you can implement to reduce the greenhouse gas impact of your business and one of the ways you can do so is to install a commercial solar power system!
Aside from the lure of creating clean, renewable energy to run your own business and slashing your power bills, the Australian government offers additional incentives and rebates to encourage uptake of solar power by businesses and commercial enterprises! Learn more about our commercial solar services or contact our team for expert, no-obligation advice about how these incentives may apply to your business!
The solar credits program provides substantial savings for businesses on grid connect solar power systems. Learn more about the solar credits program here.
From the start of the 2012-13 tax year, small businesses in Australia will be able to immediately write off assets to the value of $6,500 - including solar power systems.
Renewable Energy Certificates, also known as RECs, accompany approved solar power equipment. RECs are tradable and Energy Matters can arrange to provide a point of sale discount on our already low prices if you choose to assign the RECs to us; saving you the hassle of selling the certificates yourself and potentially saving you thousands of dollars on a system!
A feed in tariff is where your business will be paid a premium rate over and above the current market rate for the electricity your grid connected solar power system produces. While a national, uniform program is still under consideration; each state currently has their own program or will be implementing one soon. Rates and program conditions vary from state to state. You can learn more about feed in tariffs applicable in your state here.
Provides grants to manufacturers to support investments in energy-efficient capital equipment and low-pollution technologies, such as commercial solar power systems.
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For further information, contact our commercial solar power team on 1300 553 213 or alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Hot water can be one of the most energy intensive applications in a business. By installing a solar hot water system or heat pump, you'll not only slash your electricity bills and greenhouse gas emissions, you can receive a further point of sale discount by reassigning any Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) that accompany the equipment.
Run a farming business or have land to spare at your place of business? If you're located in the ACT, Queensland or South Australia, consider diversifying your activities and invest in a solar farm - there's very little maintenance involved!
An exciting new initiative for commercial solar power systems is now available in Tasmania, offering low interest loans for up to 70% of the value of a medium scale solar project and grants for up to 10% of a project's value; capped at $100,000 per applicant. Contact us to learn more.
Thinking of switching your business on to solar power? Contact our team for friendly, free, no-obligation advice or learn more about our medium scale solar division; dedicated to commercial scale installations.!