Solar Water Heating and Heat Pump Rebate Programme (SWH & HP)

Last updated: 5 November 2017
To receive a rebate the water heaters must exceed the minimum energy performance standards (MEPS) set for electric water heaters by 25%. The rebate programme was very well received by the private sector and there was a rush to the market. From 20 suppliers in 1997 this number grew to over 400 by 2011. Other benefits are: Low pressure (LP) SWH systems bring hot water to households who have never had it before The local manufacturing industry is prioritised Additional jobs are created through installations and maintenance

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