Don’t miss out on the rebate for your new energy-efficient fridge or freezer

The VEU and NSW ESS Programs fund a number of incentives that help businesses save money and become energy efficient. The refrigerated display cabinets (RDC) rebate allows you to purchase new energy-efficient commercial refrigeration and claim a rebate from the scheme. The size of the rebate depends on the program and model but can often be worth more than AU $800.

Check out our examples below or talk to our team and they will walk you through the ins and outs.

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This incentive is available for Victorian and New South Wales Businesses Only. 

Why upgrade?

  • Save money on your energy bills 
  • Low maintenance, high efficiency
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • It’s time to replace equipment that is no longer reliable and get a benefit for doing so

What are the rebates worth?

Here is an example of popular models – Talk to us today to calculate your exact costs and savings. To get a more detailed understanding of payback call us to walk you through your options.


Make/ModelApprox. NSW Cash BackApprox. VIC Cash Back

How does the cashback incentive work?

  1. Purchase an eligible high-efficiency refrigerated display cabinet (RDC)
  2. Install the product as per the recommended guidelines
  3. Fill out the claim form and attach your proof of purchase
  4. Email your form to
  5. You should see the cash incentive paid into your bank account within 2 weeks

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Eligible Upgrades

If you purchase new energy-efficient commercial refrigeration that is listed below you may be eligible for an upgrade. See here to view the full list including make and model.

  • Upright display & storage fridges 
  • Upright display & storage freezers
  • Compact display fridges
  • Open deck fridges

Talk to us about how you can further reduce your payback with the latest Tax Cuts.


Applicable Building / Sites

  • - Commercial Buildings
  • - Restaurants, Cafes and Hospitality
  • - Supermarkets and Service Stations

Applicable Methods

  • VIC (State Scheme)
  • NSW (State Scheme)

Key Person

Patrick BlainGM, Certificates

Patrick holds a Bachelors of Science and Bachelors of Engineering in Mechanical & Manufacturing from the University of Melbourne.

Frequently Asked Questions about Energy Efficiency: Refrigerated Display Cabinets (RDC)

Depending on where your location is you may be eligible for the VIC or NSW state scheme.
All business customers are able to receive incentives under these schemes as long as the product is eligible. Wattly can work with your installer to access the funding as part of the installation or we can work with you directly.
Like all government programs, there are specific evidence and requirements to access the funding. Fill in the form on this page or talk to Wattly or your installer before your upgrade to make sure you meet all the requirements.
Contact us to get a free estimate of the upgrade value
The incentive payment can take as little as 2 weeks to be seen in your account.
It depends on your state scheme. If you are in Victoria, yes, you can claim after the fact. If you are in NSW, no, as you need to nominate before it is installed. Talk to us or get your installer to contact us regarding the requirements each scheme.

Get in touch

For further information, or to discuss how Wattly can help you, please call us.

Alternatively, complete the form and we will be in touch with you.