Government Rebates and Programs
Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU)
The activities promoted under Energy Savers are subsidised under the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) program. VEU is is a State Government scheme that helps Victorians reduce their energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions by providing access to discounted energy efficient products and services.
The Essential Services Commission has approved every registered product under the program to meet minimum efficiency, quality and safety benchmarks.
Victorian Energy Compare is the Victorian Government’s free, independent energy price comparison tool. It uses information you provide about your household or business and from your electricity or gas bills to help find the best energy offers for you.
Almost everyone who uses Victorian Energy Compare finds they can save money by switching plans.
From 1 July 2022 households will also be able to claim the $250 Power Saving Bonus.
It only takes a few minutes to use and all you need is a recent bill. Compare your bill here.
Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP)
Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP) delivers trusted advice to help small businesses and their representatives get better energy deals and increase their energy efficiency.
The Australian Government-funded program provides two free services for eligible small businesses:
- Business Energy Advice consultation for businesses between 6-20 employees. To find out more or register for this please call 1300 415 224 or visit www.businessenergyadvice.com.au
- Small Business Energy Check tool to provide information on whether a business is paying too much for their energy. Please visit: www.checkyourenergyspend.com.au
Business Renewables Buying Group
The Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (EAGA) is working with Councils across Victoria to assist businesses to purchase low-cost renewable energy and cut their emissions.
The Business Renewables Buying Group is being established develop a scalable and replicable procurement process for medium to large electricity consumers to enter into renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). This project is being led by the City of Yarra and being rolled out in the regions covered by EAGA and the Northern Alliance for Greenhouse Action (NAGA).
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