Successes | 19th Aug, 2018

Victorian government commits to half-price solar for 650,000 homes

In early 2018, we released an election policy agenda calling on all parties to commit to repowering 250,000 homes with solar and energy efficiency.

The Andrews government responded with a plan to put half-price solar panels on 650,000 homes. During the election campaign, the government also pledged half-price battery storage for 10,000 homes, $1000 off solar hot water for 60,000 homes, plus funding for 50,000 rental properties to receive solar panels.

This ambitious policy put clean energy and climate change front and centre right up till polling day.

Read more in our media release >>