The Australian Greens has launched a policy designed to accelerate uptake of home battery for solar storage in Cairns. According to the federal Labour party’s proposal, the scheme will allocate a whole $2 billion on home solar storage batteries along with incentives of up to $7,000 for each battery, beginning July 2019 and reducing each year to July 2023.
Solar panels have been installed on rooftops of about 500 public housing homes in Rockhampton, Cairns and Lockhart River in the state of Queensland—all under a state government initiative that closes this week. In a statement released on Thursday, the state ministers for energy and housing urged eligible tenants to register for the trial solar program before it winds up this Friday. The solar roll out scheme is part of the policies initiated last year to enable thousands more households within the Sunshine State, and the vast virgin rental market to access solar and battery storage systems and slash their …read more
Owing to the high demand for solar storage batteries, the Cairns solar battery grant scheme recorded an unexpected success that compelled the government to avail an additional 1,000 solar storage battery packages to enable many more households and businesses to sign up for the scheme.
The main goal of this latest Queensland Government solar rebate is to assist its citizens to combat the surging electricity prices. However, grants and loans for battery storage will be open to Queenslanders later this year.
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