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

House with solar panels on the roof