As of February 28, 2012 the Federal Government announced the end of Solar Hot Water Rebates and Heat Pump Rebates. Systems installed prior to February 28, 2012 were eligable for the rebate if applications are received before June 30, 2012.
To see if there are currently any Hot Water Rebates in South Australia visit http://www.hotwaterrebate.com.au/p/sa-rebate-overview
The South Australian State Government introduced a rebate for solar hot water systems to comply with new water heater standards as of July 1, 2008. These standards were introduced to increase the usage of high efficiency systems such as gas, heat pump and solar water heaters.
A rebate of $500 is available for those who meet the eligibility criteria.
Eligible applicants are home owners that install a complying water heater for their principal residence. While holding at least one of the following concession cards at the time of installation:
Centrelink Health Care Card
Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
DVA Gold Card (Totally & Permanently Incapacitated)
DVA Gold Card (War Widow)
DVA (Extreme Disablement Adjustment)
QLD: $600 ($1000 for low income earners)
VIC: Between $300 & $1600 (multiple rebates)
WA: $500 (Gas Boosted Solar) – $700 (LPG Boosted Solar)
NSW: Not Available
ACT: Not Available
TAS: Not Available
NT: Not Available
Click here for more information on other state based rebates.