Run in partnership with the Australian Energy Foundation (AEF), the Bulk Buy program makes it easier for households to become more energy-efficient, reduce emissions and save on their energy bills.

The program also offers free advice on how to access State government rebates, further reducing the price of these products as well as free consultation and webinars providing advice on how to make your home more energy-efficient, comfortable and cost-effective to run.

The bulk buy includes:

  • solar power,
  • hot water heat pumps and
  • reverse cycle air conditioners

Battery storage will be included soon.

Upcoming webinars

The two upcoming webinars will provide an overview of the benefits of the program and focus on how you can save money and gain energy independence by using solar PV and battery storage.

Learn how solar and batteries work and the specific benefits of the different products available through the bulk buy from the energy advisors at the AEF and directly from the product supplier (eko energy).

  • Solar can reduce your electricity bills by 30 to 60%. With these savings, a typical home will recoup the initial investment between 3 to 5 years.
  • Be more comfortable! If you are tired of freezing in winter, take action for your health and comfort. Improving the energy efficiency of your home is cheaper and easier than you think.
  • Heating and cooling a home can use up to 40% of energy usage in an average home. Find out how a split system air conditioner can save money and energy.
  • Hot water heat pumps reduce your greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Transition to a low carbon future and move toward an all-electric home.

As a Shire resident, take advantage of this Bulk Buy Program for energy efficiency and solar products, and access generous Victorian Government rebates in the process.

Through our partnership with AEF, you will have free access to:

  • AEF’s comprehensive Energy Advice Service offering. AEF Energy Advisors provide personalised advice on which products are most suitable for your needs and budget.
  • Obligation-free quotes from trusted and vetted suppliers, for hot water heat pumps, reverse cycle air-conditioners, solar panels and solar batteries.
  • Assistance with applying for available state and federal rebates, to help you save more!
  • Six information sessions to learn about the energy efficiency products on offer and how to create a comfortable and safe home.