EnergyNews

Support for people on a low income to improve your home and reduce bills

By March 9, 2021March 26th, 2021No Comments

• Do you own your home?
• Do you live on a low income?

If you do, Council can help you make your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. We could pay up to $2200 to upgrade your home.

Energy saving upgrades on your home can reduce your electricity bills.

We have partnered with Draught Busters to deliver this program. They will support you all the way through the process.

Or

We can also help you install solar panels on your home. We could pay up to $3000 towards solar panels and their installation.

Putting solar panels on your home can reduce your electricity bills.

We have partnered with Solar Savers to deliver this program. They will support you all the way through the process.

Choose between one of the two offers below

Improve Your Home and Reduce Bills

Make your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter.

Moreland City Council is running a program to pay for improvements to your home.

For people currently on a low income. We could pay up to $2200 for upgrades to your home.

Financial help for residents on a low income

If you are having trouble paying your energy bills or other financial problems, you may be eligible to receive financial help.

Who can access the help?

Moreland residents can access the financial help if you are:

  • On a low income
  • Unemployed
  • Have a long-term medical condition/ disability
  • Caring for someone with a disability
  • Other similar circumstances

What help is available?

We have partnered with Draught Busters to help residents who want to improve their home.

These upgrades may include:

  • Insulation
  • Draught-proofing
  • Reverse-cycle air conditioners for cooling and heating
  • Hot water services
  • Shade structures

Benefits of using Council service

Moreland has partnered with Draught Busters to make it easy for you to improve the comfort of your home.

Residents can receive:

  • Energy assessment to find the best ways of improving your home
  • Assistance with getting quotes
  • Referral to qualified and trusted tradespeople to conduct the work.

Find out more

Contact Katherine our Energy Officer to find out if Moreland can help:

Call: 03 9304 9717
Email: Zerocarbon@moreland.vic.gov.au

Find out more: draughtbusters.com.au/zero-carbon-moreland-home-energy-upgrades/

Call Draught Busters: 1300 130 364

Get solar for your home

Moreland City Council is running a program for people on a low income to pay for solar panels on their homes. Council could pay up to $3000 towards the installation of solar panels.

This could leave a very small or no payment for you. Putting solar panels on your home can reduce your electricity bills.

We have partnered with the reputable supplier, Solar Savers to deliver this program. Solar Savers will support you all the way through the installation process.

Who can access financial help?

Moreland residents can access the financial help If you are:

  • Homeowners on a low income
  • Homeowners from cultural and linguistic diverse communities are encouraged to apply

What is Solar?

Solar panels are placed on the roof of your home. The panels turn sunlight into electricity which is used in your home.

Why go Solar?

Installing solar panels on your home can help reduce electricity bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It is more popular than ever in Victoria, with significant discounts available.

Benefits of using Council solar service

We have partnered with Solar Savers to make it easy for you to access high quality and affordable solar for your home.

Solar Savers are reputable and will deliver quality systems and service.

Who can access the service?

Homeowners that currently do not have solar panels.

How does it work?

Solar Savers will:

  • Confirm your eligibility for the program.
  • Connect you to a trusted installer who will discuss the details of your solar panels and arrange a quote.

Solar Savers is available to help or offer advice at every step of the way.

Find out more

Contact Katherine our Energy Officer to find out if Moreland can help:

Call: 03 9304 9717
Email: Zerocarbon@moreland.vic.gov.au
Find out more: solarsavers.org.au/register-moreland/