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Rebates for sustainable products available

Published Date
10/11/2020
News Topic
Sustainability & Environment

Rebates for rooftop solar, rainwater tanks, pool pumps, insulation and more…

Randwick Council is pleased to launch Sustainability Rebates, a program which supports houses, units, and businesses in Randwick to implement energy and water saving initiatives.

Starting from today, properties in Randwick can receive up to $3,000 for purchasing rooftop solar, rainwater tanks, pool pumps, insulation, or one of the other ‘sustainable products’ listed below.

Sustainability Rebates aims to strategically target incentives to ensure all sectors of the community have opportunities to reduce their energy, water, and greenhouse gas emissions. These Sustainability Rebates have been specifically chosen based on what is known to reduce households and businesses energy and water bills, as well as their environmental footprint.

What rebates are available?
The following rebates are now available. Click the ‘fact sheet’ links below to find out more about the eligibility criteria and the rebate amount for each sustainable product.

Who can apply for Sustainability Rebates?
Houses, units1 and businesses 2 located within the Randwick Local Government Area are eligible to apply for Sustainability Rebates.

What is the maximum Sustainability Rebate?
Properties in Randwick can receive up to the following rebate amounts each financial year:

What is the application process?
The Sustainability Rebates application process involves four key steps:

  1. Submit an Eligibility Form
    Once you have chosen a sustainable product which meets the eligibility criteria in the fact sheet (linked above), submit an Eligibility Form and attach a recent electricity bill, a pre-installation photo (if applicable), and a copy of the quote from your sustainable product provider. This quote must be dated after 11 November 2020.
  2. Purchase your sustainable product
    If your Eligibility Form is approved by Council, you can then purchase your sustainable product for your property in Randwick.
  3. Submit a Proof of Purchase Form
    Once your sustainable product has been purchased, submit the Proof of Purchase form and attach: a post-installation photo (if applicable) and a copy of the invoice from your sustainable product provider.
  4. Receive your Sustainability Rebate
    If your Proof of Purchase form is approved by Council, you will receive your Sustainability Rebate via electronic bank transfer.

Visit our Application Process page for more information. Or visit Community Sustainable to apply!

Sustainability Rebates is part of 'Community Sustainable', one of four investment streams in our Community Investment Program.

Visit Community Sustainable for a full copy of terms and conditions.

1 Units refers to all types of multi-unit dwellings such as apartments and townhouses.
2 Applies to businesses which use less than 275 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity per day only.

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