You can reduce your business running costs and greenhouse gas emissions through accessing these programs.
Watch our webinar covering the cost and energy saving state government programs available to businesses.
Victorian Energy Upgrades programs
You can reduce your business running costs and greenhouse gas emissions through the Victorian Energy Upgrade (VEU) program.
This government initiative provides discounts on energy saving products, such as:
- hot water systems
- heating and cooling.
The average business currently saves $3,700 per year by participating in the VUE program.
For assistance getting started and accessing the VEU program, contact us by emailing [email protected]
How does your current energy retail offer stack up against the rest?
“We already had competitive electricity pricing, but the Energy Compare website helped us save a further 18%/$155 per month on our bar's electricity bills by switching providers. We will be checking the Energy Compare website annually moving forward" – Fitzroy bar owner
The Victorian Government's Energy Compare tool is a free independent energy price comparison tool that will help your business get the best electricity and gas offer.
The only website of its kind showing every available offer in Victoria with $1,100 being the average per annum saving for businesses that go through the Energy Compare process and switch their plans.
Suitable for businesses using under 40MWh per annum. It’s also easy to review the financial impact of going renewable - just apply the GreenPower filter to compare 100% renewable energy prices.
Business Energy Advice Program
Tailored business support from experts that know your industry
The Australian Government are offering free independent energy advice tailored to your business. Speak to an industry specific business expert to find out ways you can save through the Business Energy Advice Program.
This program is suitable for businesses using over 40MWh per annum.
Solar for business
Reduce your energy costs and access the benefits of renewable energy
As part of the Solar for Business Program, rebates are available for eligible Victorian businesses to install solar power systems up to 30KW.
Rebates cover up to 50 per cent of the cost of a rooftop solar system with businesses eligible for a maximum rebate of $3,500 to reduce the upfront cost of installing solar on their business premises.
In addition to the rebate, Solar Victoria are also offering interest free loans to help further reduce the costs of installing Solar. Loans start from $1,000 up to a maximum amount of $5,000 and can be paid back over 12 or 24 months or can be repaid sooner in one lump sum. Read more about eligibility criteria at Solar for Business Program.
If you are unsure if you can put up solar at your premises you can email [email protected] to discuss your options.