In a world where renewable energy sources are gaining momentum, Queensland is at the forefront of incentivizing sustainable practices within households. With the launch of the Household Battery Booster Program, eligible Queenslanders now have the opportunity to harness the power of solar energy coupled with household battery systems, all while enjoying substantial rebates.

Unlocking Savings

One of the most enticing aspects of the Queensland Battery Booster Program is the potential for significant savings. With rebates of up to $4,000 available, households can offset the initial investment required for purchasing and installing household battery systems connected to rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. For those with a combined annual household taxable income of $180,000 or less, a $3,000 rebate awaits, while low-income households earning less than $66,667 annually can benefit from a higher $4,000 rebate.

Sustainable Solutions

Beyond the immediate financial benefits, participating in the battery booster program contributes to a more sustainable future. By integrating household battery systems with solar PV systems, homeowners can enhance their energy independence and reduce reliance on traditional grid-powered electricity. This not only decreases household carbon footprints but also contributes to Queensland’s broader sustainability goals.

Eligibility Criteria for Queensland Battery Booster Program


  • Standard Rebate: Applicants must have a combined annual household taxable income of $180,000 or less
  • Low-Income Rebate: Applicants must have an annual income of less than $66,667.


  • Applicants must own the premises where the new battery is to be installed.


  • Purchase a battery from the Queensland Government’s list of Approved Battery Systems.
  • The battery must have a minimum capacity of 6 kilowatt hours (kWh).

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System

  • Connect to a minimum 5 kilowatt (kW) solar PV system.
  • This system can be either new or existing


  • Use a Queensland Government Approved Installer to install the Approved Battery System.
  • Meeting these eligibility criteria ensures that applicants can avail themselves of the battery booster program and contribute to Queensland’s sustainable energy goals.

Application Process for Queensland Battery Booster Program

Select an Approved Installer and Obtain Quotes

  • Choose an Approved Installer or another retailer to provide a quote for your new Approved Battery System.
  • Encouraged to seek multiple quotes and conduct research and comparisons before making a significant purchase decision.

Apply for Conditional Approval

  • Visit the QRIDA application portal to apply for conditional approval
  • Confirmation of eligibility for a rebate is necessary before applying
  • Note: Batteries installed before conditional approval will not be eligible for the rebate

Pay for the Approved Battery System

  • Pay the full invoice amount for the purchase and installation of the Approved Battery System.

Apply for the Battery Booster Rebate program

  • Using the QRIDA application portal, apply for your Battery Booster rebate.

Submit Application and Documentation

  • Submit your application with all the required documentation through the QRIDA application portal.

Receive Rebate Notification

  • Receive a rebate notification letter within a few weeks about the outcome of your application.

Receive Rebate Payment

  • If your rebate application is successful, receive payment into your nominated bank account within approximately three business days of receiving your rebate notification letter.

Install the Approved Battery System

  • Within 90 days of receiving your conditional approval letter, have your Approved Battery System installed by an Approved Installer.
  • Double-check that your installer is on the current Approved Installer list on the day of installation to claim the rebate.

Following these steps ensures a smooth application process and enables eligible Queenslanders to benefit from the Household Battery Rebate Program.


The Battery Booster Program in Queensland offers a compelling pathway towards both financial savings and environmental stewardship. By leveraging the incentives provided, eligible households can significantly reduce their energy bills while actively contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions and the transition to a cleaner energy future.

The program’s emphasis on using Approved Installers and Battery Systems ensures that installations meet quality standards, providing peace of mind to participants. Additionally, the encouragement for applicants to seek multiple quotes underscores the program’s commitment to transparency and empowering consumers to make informed decisions.

As Queensland continues to lead the charge in renewable energy adoption, the Household Battery Rebate Program stands as a cornerstone initiative in the state’s sustainability efforts. By incentivizing the uptake of solar PV systems and household battery technology, the program not only benefits individual households but also contributes to the state’s broader goal of achieving a more resilient and sustainable energy grid.

In light of these benefits, eligible Queenslanders are encouraged to seize the opportunity presented by the Household Battery Rebate Program. By taking action today, households can not only enjoy immediate financial savings but also play a vital role in shaping a cleaner, more sustainable future for generations to come.