Solar Fund

A flexible, smart funding solution for commercial solar PV installations

  • Achieve net positive cashflow outcomes from day one
  • No capital, deposit or additional personal security required
  • Low, fixed rate interest periods with predicable repayments

LEARN ABOUT OUR
SOLAR FUND

Is Solar Fund
Available for my
property?

Our finance is offered in partnership with local councils. Check to see if yours is participating here

How It Works:

Solar Fund Finance

Our Solar Fund offers long loan tenors with competitive fixed rate interest periods for solar PV upgrades to existing commercial buildings. With terms of up to 20 years available, your project could be cashflow positive from day one – with your savings exceeding repayments.

Our expert team can work with you and your solar installer to find the perfect term that maximises your savings and cashflow.

20 Year Loan Example

Don’t be scared of the longer finance term – Solar Fund’s unique structure mean that the finance is secured by the land, not the owner, so that if the property is sold, the solar system and the finance stay with the property for the new owner to benefit from.

A form of Environmental Upgrade Finance, our Solar Fund does what other financial products simply can’t, and helps businesses realise their dream of saving money and generating their own electricity.

Benefits
Solar Fund Other Finance
Up to 100% project finance, including hard and soft costs   X
Terms of up to 20 years   X
Competitive interest rates with predicable quarterly repayments   X
Loan fully transferrable upon sale of building   X
No additional personal security required   X
Repayments can be shared with tenants without renegotiating lease   X
Up to one quarter with no repayment   X

Financing your solar project with Solar Fund is surprisingly easy.

  1. Engage a solar installer to scope and quote on the works. To work with an SAF endorsed partner, have a look here
  2. Our expert team will work with you to match a Solar Fund term that maximises your business cashflow
  3. Project is greenlit, and your business, local council and SAF sign an Environmental Upgrade Agreement (EUA)
  4. Up to three progress payments can be made and down payment refunded to customer
  5. A fixed Environmental Upgrade Charge (EUC) will be sent with your next local council rates notice

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    What Can be Funded?

    Any type of business can apply for Solar Fund, provided:

    • Council supports environmental upgrade finance
    • Building is on rateable land
    • Primarily a non-residential property
    • Upgrade has a measurable environmental benefit

    This includes Agriculture, Commercial Office Building, Tourism and Commercial and Industrial properties.

    So long as the works have a measurable environmental benefit, they will likely qualify.

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    Our Team

    Scott Bocskay

    CEO / Managing Director

    Lawrence Graham

    Business Development
    Manager

    Agriculture

    Christine Gross

    Channel Partner
    Manager

    National

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      Our Installation Partners

      Success Stories

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      Booth Transport

      A nationwide logistics business, Booth Transport must closely manage expenses to safeguard margins. Learn how Booth used multiple EUAs across the state to fund essential water treatment and solar cost.

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      Now Available

      $3,500 SOLAR FOR BUSINESS REBATE
      The Solar for Business Program is now live! You can cover additional costs to install solar using our finance.

      Register your interest for Environmental Upgrade Finance below, and we will be in touch to discuss your project. Limited grants are available, so apply today to ensure you don't miss out!