Our Solar Future

Our Solar Future

Interested in installing a quality solar system? City of Parramatta can help, if you are a resident, through our Solar Future program. The program is an initiative of the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC).

The program helps households install solar power, solar hot water and heat pump systems through trusted suppliers and products. Find out more about your solar future.

$300 rebate to the first fifteen household to install a solar system*

City of Parramatta is offering $300 to the first fifteen households to install systems in an effort to encourage a sustainable future.

Come along to our Solar Made Simple information session to learn more about installing solar rooftop and hot water systems for your home. We'll also have independent experts available to talk to you about financing options, appropriate technology and things to consider before installing your solar system. Click here to register for the information session.

View the Our Solar Future Rebate Terms and Conditions* and apply for the Our Solar Future rebate.

Frequently asked questions

Do I need development approval to install a photovoltaic (PV) system on my roof?

Most small-scale solar PV systems do not require development approval. Heritage listed properties may require development approval. Call City of Parramatta on 9806 5524 to confirm. 

How can I find out what I need to install a rooftop solar system?

Factors such as your energy usage, orientation of your house and roof type need to be considered in relation to rooftop solar system installation. Visit Our Solar Future for quotes from quality suppliers who can help you identify the most appropriate system for your home.

I am currently renting. Can I install a solar PV system on my roof?

Renters need approval from the property homeowner prior to installing solar systems or making any other modifications. 

I am a part of the strata. Can we install solar PV system on my roof?

You will need an approval from strata management prior to installing rooftop solar systems.

Where else can I learn more about solar PV systems?

•    Guide to Installing Solar PV for Households
•    NSW Office of Environment and Heritage - Solar finance guide