Our current solar feed-in tariffs

Eligible customers can receive a solar feed-in tariff (FiT) on any of our electricity plans. The below table shows the FiT currently offered by Red in each State:

Queensland Living Energy Solar Saver, Qantas Red Solar Saver, Red BCNA Saver and Red EV Saver: 8 cents/kWh
Red Business Solar Saver, Qantas Red Business Solar Saver and Qantas Red Business Solar Plus: 8 cents/kWh
All other Market Offers: 1 cent/kWh
Standing Offer: 5 cents/kWh
New South Wales Red Solar Saver: 12 cents for the first 5 kWh exported per day, 6 cents/kWh for the remainder
All other Market Offers: 7 cents/kWh
Standing Offer: 6 cents/kWh
South Australia All Market Offers: 5.5 cents/kWh
Standing Offer: 3 cents/kWh
Victoria All Market Offers: 5.5 cents/kWh
Victorian Default Offer: 4.9 cents/kWh
Australian Capital Territory All Market Offers: 6 cents/kWh
Standing Offer: 6 cents/kWh

Solar FiT includes GST (where applicable). If you receive a Government FiT, any additional FiT offered by Red may vary from those specified above, see Government rebates and schemes below or contact us for details.

If you have an existing Government FiT that we are required to carry-over from your existing retailer, we will do so.

Solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT) Eligibility

If you are a solar customer and have signed up to one of our residential or business plans, then to be eligible to receive your FiT for excess electricity exported to the grid:

  • your solar photovoltaic (PV) system must be net metered and meet state based eligibility
  • we have received confirmation from your distributor that your solar PV system has been connected to the distribution system.

What is a solar Feed-in tariff (FiT)?

A solar FiT is a credit customers on eligible solar plans receive for excess electricity that their solar PV system generates and exports to the power grid. A solar FiT is credited per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity that is exported to the grid, and appears as a credit on your electricity bill.

Changes to solar Feed-in Tariff (FiT)

Our solar FiT is subject to change. We will send you a written notice of any rate change before it affects you.

There are a number of factors taken into consideration for the change to your solar FiT including actual and projected wholesale costs. We may also change your solar FiT to align with the recommended benchmark and minimum FiTs set by independent bodies and Government regulators.

Government rebates and schemes

There are a number of past solar schemes which offer eligible customers a higher solar buy back rate. These schemes often operate in addition to the ‘retailer’ FiT offered by Red. For further details on these schemes click on the links below:

State Solar Scheme
New South Wales Scheme is closed
Victoria Premium Feed-in Tariff
Queensland Solar Bonus Scheme
South Australia Distributor Feed-in Tariff
Australian Capital Territory Premium Feed-in Tariff

If you have an existing government FiT that we are required to carry-over from your existing retailer we will do so.

Talk to us about how our offer compares

We strive to offer competitive rates backed up by award-winning customer service. If you’d like to discuss how our offer compares to others, give us a call on 131 806 or write to us.

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