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The formal process for claiming the HBS is to be announced shortly.

Please read the following IMPORTANT information released via The Dept of Energy Mining.-

How much is the Home Battery Subsidy?

  • Scaled in line with the size of the battery – the bigger the battery the bigger the subsidy
  • Capped at $6000 per system installed
  • Subsidy and cap to reduce over time to ensure 40,000 households can participate. Energy Concession Holder Other households $600.00 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) $500.00 per kilowatt-hour (kWh)

 A dedicated website (joint SA Government and RateSetter Platform) will be available in October to help households:

  • Consider their suitability
  • Identify qualified system providers and eligible systems
  • Access the subsidy and finance (if required) through RateSetter.

South Australia’s Home Battery Scheme FAQs

What finance is available?

  • In addition to the subsidy, households will be able to access finance to assist with the upfront cost of paying for the battery and new solar if required.
  • Competitive Loans through the RateSetter Platform funded by an initial investment of $100 million from Clean Energy Finance Corporation.
  • Households will be able to choose the amount they borrow.
  • We expect the term of the loan to be between 3 to 7 years to ensure households achieve the greatest benefit from the system.

To formally apply for the HBS Subsidy and view detailed information CLICK HERE