Applications now open for Smart Energy Grants

Territorians can now access energy-efficient initiatives for their homes through the new $4 million Smart Energy Grants program.

The Smart Energy Grants are being run through a voucher system on a 50-50 co-contribution basis for up to $1,000 to owners of residential or investment properties to undertake energy efficiency measures to their homes.

For approved eligible member of the Northern Territory Pensioner and Carer’s Scheme, the co-contribution required will be 25% (instead of 50%), making it affordable.

All works undertaken with the grant must be either a new renewable energy source, the replacement of a non-energy-efficient fixture with an energy-efficient one, or an electricity management device.

Under the grant’s terms, eligible works are:

  • installation of solar PV system
  • installation of batteries connected to a solar system
  • installation of a solar or energy efficient pool pump
  • installation or replacement of a solar hot water system
  • energy efficient lighting replacement
  • energy efficient air-conditioner replacement (including reverse cycle systems)
  • energy Efficient electric heat pump hot water system or pool pumps
  • installation of smart meters / energy monitoring devices.

To apply or for further information go to the Roadmap to Renewables website or contact us on 1800 193 111 or smartenergy@nt.gov.au

House with solar panels on the roof