Programs and grants
Cố vấn về phục hồi và thích nghi dành cho doanh nghiệp (Vietnamese)İşletmelerin toparlanması ve dirençliliği konularında danışmanlık (Turkish)Pagbawi ng negosyo at pagsubaybay sa katatagan - Tagalog (Filipino)Обнова на бизнис и менторство за отпорност (Macedonian)إرشاد المصالح التجارية للتعافي وسرعة التكيّف - (Arabic) العربيةراهنمایی بهبودی و انعطاف پذیری کسب و کار (Dari)منتورینگ برای بازیابی کسب و کار و انعطاف پذیری (Persian)व्यवसाय की बहाली और कठिनाई से उबरने की क्षमता के लिए परामर्श (Hindi)ਕਾਰੋਬਾਰ ਦੀ ਮੁੜ-ਬਹਾਲੀ ਅਤੇ ਲਚਕਦਾਰਤਾ ਲਈ ਮਾਰਗ-ਦਰਸ਼ਨ (Punjabi)வணிகம் மீண்டு எழுதல் மற்றும் சூழ்நிலைக்கு தக்கவாறு அமைத்துக்கொள்தலுக்கான வழிகாட்டுதல் (Indian Tamil)வியாபார மீண்டெழுதல் மற்றும் மீளுதல் அறிவுரை (Sri Lankan Tamil)ව්‍යාපාර ප්‍රතිසාධනය සහ ප්‍රත්‍යස්ථිති උපදේශනය (Sinhalese)ការណែនាំពីការស្តារឡើងវិញ និងភាពរឹងប៉ឹងនៃអាជីវកម្ម (Khmer)企业复苏和应变能力指导 - 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)企業復甦與振興指導 - 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese)사업체 회복과 복원력을 위한 멘토링 (Korean)
Programs and grants
Cố vấn về phục hồi và thích nghi dành cho doanh nghiệp (Vietnamese)İşletmelerin toparlanması ve dirençliliği konularında danışmanlık (Turkish)Pagbawi ng negosyo at pagsubaybay sa katatagan - Tagalog (Filipino)Обнова на бизнис и менторство за отпорност (Macedonian)إرشاد المصالح التجارية للتعافي وسرعة التكيّف - (Arabic) العربيةراهنمایی بهبودی و انعطاف پذیری کسب و کار (Dari)منتورینگ برای بازیابی کسب و کار و انعطاف پذیری (Persian)व्यवसाय की बहाली और कठिनाई से उबरने की क्षमता के लिए परामर्श (Hindi)ਕਾਰੋਬਾਰ ਦੀ ਮੁੜ-ਬਹਾਲੀ ਅਤੇ ਲਚਕਦਾਰਤਾ ਲਈ ਮਾਰਗ-ਦਰਸ਼ਨ (Punjabi)வணிகம் மீண்டு எழுதல் மற்றும் சூழ்நிலைக்கு தக்கவாறு அமைத்துக்கொள்தலுக்கான வழிகாட்டுதல் (Indian Tamil)வியாபார மீண்டெழுதல் மற்றும் மீளுதல் அறிவுரை (Sri Lankan Tamil)ව්‍යාපාර ප්‍රතිසාධනය සහ ප්‍රත්‍යස්ථිති උපදේශනය (Sinhalese)ការណែនាំពីការស្តារឡើងវិញ និងភាពរឹងប៉ឹងនៃអាជីវកម្ម (Khmer)企业复苏和应变能力指导 - 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)企業復甦與振興指導 - 繁體中文 (Traditional Chinese)사업체 회복과 복원력을 위한 멘토링 (Korean)

Helping Small Business go Solar

The Victorian Government has announced a new program designed to support eligible businesses save money on their energy bills by reducing the upfront cost of their solar installation.

Helping Small Business go Solar

The Solar for Business program will cover up to 50 percent of the installation of the cost of a rooftop solar system with small businesses eligible for rebates up to a maximum of $3,500. 

Small businesses will be able to apply for rebates through Solar Victoria from late May this year. 

This is the first time solar rebates will be available for Victorian small businesses, which can now join the thousands of households that have become part of the government’s Solar Homes Program. Over the next three years, 15,000 businesses can apply and reduce the upfront cost of the installation of an approved solar system.


Stakeholders including representative bodies such as the Council of Small Business Victoria, Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Victorian Small Business Commission were consulted during the development of the program. They are supportive of this new initiative that will assist hardworking small businesses to reduce costs, recover from the impacts of COVID-19 and join the renewable revolution.

Small businesses that meet the following criteria will be eligible for the rebate: 

  • Be the owner of a business that employs at least one person, not including the business owner, and less than 20 people
  • Operate from premises that are non-residential.
  • Operate from premises that are individually metered 
  • Have your system installed by a Solar Victoria approved solar retailer as detailed on Solar Victoria’s website 
  • Install a solar system with a PV capacity size up to 30kW, and detailed on the Solar Victoria approved product list

When the portal opens, business owners will need to provide the following information to demonstrate their eligibility: 

  • A quote number from an approved solar retailer
  • Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • WorkCover Employer Number (WEN)
  • Certified Rateable Remuneration as reported to WorkSafe Victoria for the prior financial year (or this financial year if no remuneration was reported last year)

Businesses that rent or own their business premises in a different legal name will also need to provide a copy of the Landlord and Tenant Guidelines and Consent Form

For more information on the program and application process please visit solar.vic.gov.au/solar-small-business

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