2019 Energy Discounts & Rebates.

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2019 Energy Discounts & Rebates.

Households and businesses can access discounts & rebates in 2019 via the NSW Government’s energy efficiency program:

FOR HOUSEHOLDS

These links provide offers to improve energy efficiency in your home. By accessing rebates and discounts you can cut back on your energy use, save on power bills and help the environment. These programs are available to eligible NSW residents.

Rebates & discounts

Including:

  • Low income household rebate, gas rebate, family energy rebate, and more
  • Appliance replacement offers – discounts on new energy efficient fridges (40% off) & televisions (50% off)
  • Discounted energy efficient air conditioners
  • Help for energy bill stress

Understanding your usage

What’s using the most energy in your home?  Discover how having a long shower or leaving the printer on can impact on your electricity bill.  Learn about technology that helps you measure and monitor energy use:

  • Discover what’s using the most energy
  • Smart meters
  • New technology to measure &  monitor usage
  • Energy assessments for apartments

Fine tune your home

Whether you own or rent, there are steps you can take to use less energy:

  • Free ways to save energy and money
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Insulation and draught proofing
  • Energy efficiency for renters

Buying appliances

Learn what to look out for when buying appliances:

  • Choosing energy efficient appliances
  • The effect of energy guzzling appliances on your bill
  • Dishwashers, fridges & freezers, TV’s, washing machines & driers, air conditioners

Solar & battery power

NSW is experiencing a solar power boom. The NSW government’s goal is to have net zero emissions by 2050 and switching to solar can help achieve this target.

  • Understanding solar panels and systems and solar panels installation
  • Feed in tariff rates
  • Emerging technologies
  • Solar batteries
  • Solar for low income households – open for applications late 2019 & available for eligible Shoalhaven residents.

You & your energy providers

Discover how to change providers if you are looking for a better deal. Know your rights. If you are having a dispute over your bill or service, there are government agencies that can help you.

 

FOR BUSINESS

These links provide information on energy management, as well as access to offers that will help you upgrade your equipment at a lower cost.

Discounts & incentives

  • Lighting
  • Air conditioners
  • Manufacturing efficiencies
  • Refrigeration
  • Hot water & steam
  • Motors, pumps & fans
  • HVAC systems
  • Process change & control systems upgrade
  • NABERS rating improvement
  • Compressed air
  • Power systems
  • Furnaces
  • Bundled upgrades.

Evaluating usage

Energy costs can be a major strain on your bottom line. Get to know what’s using the most energy. Discover how you can manage and monitor your electricity and gas use:

  • Usage assessment methods
  • Smart meters
  • New technology to measure and monitor usage
  • Find an energy expert.

Equipment & technology guides

The NSW Gov’s practical guides will help you identify potential energy savings across different technologies and industries, including guides for:

  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Battery storage
  • Heating, ventilation & airconditioning,
  • Compressed air
  • Voltage optimisation
  • Industrial refrigeration
  • Gas measurement & monitoring
  • Electricity metering & monitoring.

You & your energy providers

Energy bills can come as a shock to some businesses.  Learn how to understand information on your  bill  and change providers if you are looking for a better deal. Know your rights. If you are having a dispute over your bill or service, there are government agencies that can help you.

Courses & webinars

There are many benefits to managing energy in your business. Businesses in NSW can take advantage of online courses, webinars, face-to-face training and energy management advice.

Deadline

Check the deadline for your relevant rebate / discount to ensure you leave ample time to apply – some applications are due in June, 2019.

Please contact Juanita Sharp if you require further details.

About the Author:

Juanita Sharp
Juanita is a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years in public practise. She has a reputation for exceptional tax and accounting advice as well as a track record of helping her clients improve and build their business. Contact Juanita via email or call 02 4455 5333.