The Victorian state government has recently announced that from July 1st, the solar feed in tariff is set to increase from 5c/kWh up to 11.3c/kWh! – Now is the time to install Solar PV!


New current Victorian minimum feed-in tariff rate of 11.3 cents to be implemented from 1 July 2017

The Victorian feed-in tariff currently offers a minimum of five cents per kilowatt hour for excess electricity fed back into the grid. All electricity retailers with more than 5,000 customers must offer at least this minimum rate, but they may offer different packages and terms and conditions.

From 1 July 2017, solar customers on the current minimum feed-in tariff rate will move onto a new minimum tariff rate of 11.3 cents, as set by Victoria’s independent regulator, the Essential Services Commission (ESC), on 28 February 2017. This new tariff follows changes the government has implemented to the current feed-in tariff framework, and will better reflect the true energy value of the electricity customers provide to the grid.

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Now is the perfect time to take advantage of these new feed in tarriff’s and install solar power on your home or business. McDonald O’Brien offer the best solar power solutions from Solahart using 280w REC PV panels, coupled together with either our Premium (ABB inverter’s), Premimum Plus (SMA inverters) or Panel Optimized systems (SolarEdge inverters).

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