Incentives Investigation
Solar Cities

Townsville City Council Citysolar – Investigation into Financial and Non-Financial Incentives


Townsville City Council, through a partnership with The Natural Edge Project (TNEP), has undertaken detailed research into incentive schemes both in Australia and internationally.

Specifically the research investigated examples of implementation, key messages for implementation, and areas to further investigate for both financial and non-financial incentives. Financial incentives may include discounts and rewards, low interest loans, direct payments, and non-financial incentives. Non- Financial incentives can include demonstration projects, community pledges and commitments, promotional activities and information dissemination, technical assistance visits and audits, fast-track permitting, mandatory disclosure.

A range of examples were investigated from regional, national and international efforts.

Download Incentives Literature Review

Download Summary of National and International Examples of Incentives for the Selected Behaviours


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