for eligible businesses
Free LED lighting upgrade
Replace your old commercial lighting with efficient, money-saving LEDs
Are downlights and fluoro tubes eating up your electricity budget?
At AGL, we’re committed to giving our customers value for money. As part of the Retailer Energy Productivity Scheme (REPS), our representative, Trades Services SA (TSSA), can help replace the lighting at your business premises with modern, energy efficient LEDs.
The REPS is a South Australian government initiative to improve energy productivity for households, businesses and the broader energy system, reducing energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. Businesses not only save on lighting replacement costs, but benefit from reduced electricity bills and a lower carbon footprint, too. Upgrades to high-bay lighting are also available.
The only cost may be the $33 per site as required under the REPS.
Contact Trades Services SA using the form or by telephone for a free, no obligation quote.
To assist this process, please download and complete the Commercial Lighting Checklist to include in your submission.
Make the switch to LED
Two available upgrades:
Halogen downlights to LED
Halogen downlights to LED up to 380 lights upgraded worth up to $7,030#
Fluorescent to LED tubes
Fluorescent to LED tubes up to 360 lights replaced worth up to $8,100*
Looking for more efficient lighting options? Contact us to see how we could help.
Upgrading to LED lighting is a fast way to reduce electricity consumption. LEDs use up to 75% less energy than traditional commercial lighting^, to help your business save on power while maintaining a safe and productive workplace.
In order to take advantage of the offers on this website, your business should be a small business customer, and contribute at least $33 once off REPS charge.
Other REPS offers available. Please contact our representative, Trades Services SA for further details.
Which businesses are eligible?
REPS lighting upgrades are available to businesses that:
- Consume up to 160 MWh in electricity per year (larger energy users may still be eligible on payment of a fee)
- Can obtain permission from the premise’s landlord
- Have existing fluorescent magnetic ballast lights and/or halogen downlights installed
- Are available for a site inspection with a minimum of 20 lights for upgrade
- Do not require the lights to be repositioned
- Are prepared to pay the $33 REPS fee for the site (this is a once-off site fee to access REPS funding.
Inspection and installation Terms and Conditions
*A free standard installation requires that the site is in good electrical working condition – for instance, the switchboard, electrical cabling and lighting sockets are all operating compliantly. A standard installation usually includes a free scissor lift (value $550).
- Quantity may vary depending on commercial environment. The 360 quantity cap is based on an air conditioned Retail or Storage area; other environments may be eligible for more or less light fittings. Contact the TSSA team to discuss how many lights you may be eligible for.
- Charges may apply for non-standard installations, switchboard upgrade, wiring upgrade and/or certain distances from Adelaide.
- All offers are available in metropolitan and greater-Adelaide surrounds until 30/11/21 or until they are withdrawn, whichever is earlier.
- Regional locations may be subject to availability of a TSSA representative. Contact TSSA to find out if TSSA operates in your area.
- Offer is subject to site inspection, with a compulsory minimum of 20 lights eligible for upgrade. Installation costs will depend on adequate power supply for replacing existing lights in the same location. Any switchboard work or upgrades will incur additional charges. Additional charges may apply if a non–standard scissor lift is required or access requires additional equipment/tools.
- Non-working lights may need to be replaced to comply with AS/NZS1680; they may be replaced at market rates and they are not eligible for the REPS rebate.
- New installations which do not involve replacing existing lights are not eligible for the REPS rebate and will be charged at market rates. Any additional parts or materials will incur additional charges.
- Offers are for the replacement of existing magnetic ballast fluorescent tubes with LED tubes in the same location, and/or for the replacement of existing downlights in the same location.
- All replaced lighting will be removed from site and recycled by TSSA.
- All REPS energy credits created under this offer must be assigned to AGL. For this offer to be valid, TSSA must supply and install the lighting.
- Large business customers (those where the National Meter Identifier (NMI) / site consumes upwards of 160 MWh of electricity per annum) are required to contribute a minimum of $1.70 per GJ (incl. GST) saved by the upgrade. Small businesses do not have to pay this statutory fee, but must pay a once of $33 REPS contribution per site.
Our trusted REPS representative, Trades Services SA
Our representative, Trades Services SA (TSSA), has been involved in the REES and REPS SA energy efficiency programs since 2009.
TSSA is the largest creator of SA energy-saving credits and has the highest compliance standards under the scheme.
In 2017, TSSA saved more than 800,000GJ of energy under the the predecessor to REPS – the Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES). That’s a carbon offset equivalent to planting 2.7 million trees.
TSSA will arrange a time with you for a site assessor to come to your premises to assess your needs and eligibility. You can contact them by submitting the online form, calling 1300 430 917 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
^See the Department of Environment and Energy website, energy.gov.au
#Product value based on RRP of $18.50 for an Emerald Planet LED 5W downlight, and RRP of $22.50 for an Emerald Planet 12W LED tube.