Feed-in tariffs under the Western Australian Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme pay for excess electricity generated by small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) or wind power systems.

Benefits
Receive payment for excess electricity generated and fed back into the electricity grid.

Financial assistance to help with the cost of installing a small-scale solar system under the Australian Government’s Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) may also be available.

Feed-in credits or payments you receive may have implications if you receive any Centrelink or other benefit payments, they may also be considered as assessable income by the Australian Taxation Office.

Key eligibility
To receive a feed-in tariff a solar PV system must be:

installed on a household, school or community organisation
connected to the grid
Some retailers provide a feed-in tariff for businesses.

Other conditions may apply.