Saving Energy

Reducing energy from non-renewable sources limits the carbon footprint of your home and can help you save on your household budget.

Cost of Living

  • Energy Concessions: The Queensland Government has rebates to assist with the cost of living for health care concession holders.
  • Rebates and No Interest Loans: The Queensland Government rebates are available for energy efficient appliances (such as fridges, washing machines or air conditioners), solar and battery systems. No interest loans for battery and rooftop solar systems are also available.

Energy Efficiency

  • Energy ManagementErgon has a variety of tools such as home energy calculators and tips on how to use less electricity at home for air conditioning, lighting, hot water, pools and appliances.
  • Body Corporates: Smart Blocks helps you save energy in your apartment block's common areas. Use expert guidance to start projects, work together and tune up your building.
  • Designing for Energy Efficiency: Check out Council's Cool Homes guide for building and renovating.

Renewable Energy

  • Solar PV for your Home: The Clean Energy Council guide for planning, installing and maintaining solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on your home. It includes advice for purchasing, leasing or entering into a power purchase agreement.
  • Connecting Battery Storage and Solar PV: Advice from the Ergon Network.
  • Clean Energy from the Grid: Support renewable energy generation by subscribing to have between 2.5% - 100% of your electricity purchased from renewable energy generators through the national Green Power program.

If you have any complaints that cannot be resolved with your energy provider, contact the Energy and Water Provider Ombudsman Queensland.

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Last updated: 08 February 2018