To become an Approved Solar Retailer you must pay an initial application fee and an ongoing annual fee. The annual fee can be as little as $600 per year for small businesses and increases on a sliding scale based on the size of your business.
|Application fee||$200 + GST|
|Franchisee application fee||$100 + GST per franchisee|
|Review fee (if your application needs to be reviewed for a third or subsequent time)||$200 + GST|
Please note: From 15 September 2021 the application and review fees will increase to $450 + GST and the franchisee application fee will increase to $250 + GST.
If your application is successful, you will need to pay your first annual fee once your application is approved.
The minimum fee is $600 and the maximum is $6000 + GST.
The fee is calculated at the rate of $0.80 per kW of solar installed by the applicant in the past 12 months, whichever is greater.
A company with franchisees will only pay a maximum fee of $6000.
Please note: From 15 September 2021 the annual fee will increase to $1 per kW of solar installed. This will increase the minimum fee to $700 and the maximum fee to $7000 + GST.